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  • Cathleen Barton, US Education Manager at Intel, and Dr. Kimberly A. Scott, Executive Director of CGEST, converse during the beginning of the 2016 Women of Color STEM Entrepreneurship Conference.

  • Conference attendees snap a selfie.

  • Dr. Christine K. Wilkinson, Senior Vice President and Secretary of Arizona State University welcomes conference attendees to ASU SkySong.

  • Sandra Begay-Campbell, Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, delivers a keynote address to The New Normal conference attendees.

  • Dr. Chinonye “Chi-Chi” Nnakwe, AAAS S&T Policy Fellow, and other conference attendees are served lunch.

  • Rakia and Marcus Finley of FIN. Digital present the National STEM Collaborative's Digital Repository UX Prototype.

  • City of Phoenix Vice Mayor, Kate Gallego, speaks to conference attendees.

  • Dr. Erika Camacho heads her implicit bias workshop titled "It Takes a Village to Create a Women of Color in STEM."

  • Andrea Chaves presents "How to Inspire Young Women to be STEM Entrepreneurs, Is There a Formula?" during an entrepreneurship track breakout session.

  • Stephanie Clerge heads her workshop "Cultivating Intrapreneurship: A Workshop for Entrepreneurs from Within."

  • Conference attendees participate in a hands-on workshop on user experience (UX) design.

  • Rakia Finley, Marcus Finley, and Donald Garner present their hands-on UX workshop titled "More Than Hair, Nails & Makeup: Understanding how user experience design addresses unconscious biases in technology among young women of color"

  • Rhonda Peters James, Maria Bailey Benson, Chanel Garner, and Chi-Chi Nnakwe sit on the intrapreneurship panel.

  • Gabrielle Jordan presents her breakout session "Your Unique Value to Overcoming Your Own Gender Bias."

  • CGEST Executive Director, Dr. Kimberly A. Scott, and Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-D7) together at the 2016 Women of Color STEM Entrepreneurship Conference: The New Normal.

  • Dr. Aprille Joy Ericsson, the first African-American female to receive a Ph.D. in Engineering from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, discusses struggle, opportunity, and inspiration during her keynote address.

  • Attendees pose for a group photo at the end of the conference.