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Thursday, March 16, 2023

Highmark senior biobehavioral health scientist to moderate STEM Leadership Summit in honor of women's history month

  • Highmark Inc., to sponsor Success in STEM Women’s Leadership Summit at Harrisburg University  

PITTSBURGH (March 16, 2023) — Highmark Inc., today announced that Dr. Oralia Dominic, an international award-winning health disparities scientist and medical policy research analyst at Highmark, will moderate the 2023 Success in STEM Women’s Leadership Summit in honor of Women’s History Month.

The summit will take place on Friday, March 31, 2023, at 8:00 a.m., at Harrisburg University, and Highmark will serve as the lead sponsor.

STEM Up Network, an organization committed to advancing women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by preparing them with real-world strategies and relationships that support development and advancement within the field, is hosting the 2023 STEM Women’s Leadership Summit. STEM UP supports women in higher education, such as students, faculty, and early-career professionals. The summit will provide attendees with the skills they need to succeed in a STEM career path and tips for building and maintaining their professional networks.

“I’m incredibly honored to moderate the 2023 STEM Women’s Leadership Summit in honor of Women’s History Month,” Dr. Dominic explained. “Preparing women for a successful career path in STEM is critical to our future. I look forward to sharing insight from my career path and serving as a mentor to women in the STEM field.”

According to STEM Up, more jobs in STEM are available than the number of qualified people to fill them. To learn more about STEM Up and its series of annual conferences, please visit www.stemupnetwork.org.

About Highmark Inc.
One of America's leading health insurance organizations and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Highmark Inc. (the Health Plan) and its affiliated health plans (collectively, the Health Plans) work passionately to deliver high-quality, accessible, understandable, and affordable experiences, outcomes, and solutions to customers. As the fourth-largest overall Blue Cross Blue Shield-affiliated organization, Highmark Inc. and its Blue-branded affiliates proudly cover the insurance needs of approximately 6.8 million members in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York and West Virginia. Its diversified businesses serve group customer and individual needs across the United States through dental insurance and other related businesses. For more information, visit www.highmark.com.

For more information, contact

Alana Wenk
412-527-0020 (cell)
alana.wenk@highmarkhealth.org

Leilyn Perri
717-215-7835 (cell)
leilyn.perri@highmarkhealth.org