Women in Science

WPSU Penn State’s Women in Science Profiles (WiSci Files) introduces viewers to local women with diverse careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields through a series of short video profiles.


"If you are interested in science, keep paying attention to what your true passions are."—Elena Zavala, forensic science graduate student, Penn State

Women in Science Profiles: Felecia Davis

Felecia Davis is an assistant professor of architecture who combines art, technology, and science in her work with computational textiles: soft materials that can sense and respond to the world around them through computer programming, electronics and sensors.

"The thing that keeps me moving about design and computation is that it can have an immediate influence on helping people."—Felicia Davis, assistant professor at the Stuckeman School for Architecture and Landscape Architecture

"Having a job in this field definitely keeps you interested. You never know what to expect on a daily basis."—Michelle Orner, quality manager at the Penn State Berkey Creamery

WPSU's Women in Science Profiles

WPSU Penn State’s Women in Science Profiles (WiSci Files) introduces viewers to five local women with diverse careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields through a series of short video profiles. The videos feature aspects of their personal and professional lives, aiming to dispel stereotypes about who STEM professionals are and what their lives are like. 

Join them for live and archived chats here.