Event Details
Friday May 17th, 2019
6:30 – 9:00pm
Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303

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About Women Rock Science
Women Rock Science
is an interactive experience to raise funds in support of Cranbrook Institute of Science’s “Service to Other’s” initiatives, and to celebrate those who are champions of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM).

Currently, over 31,000 PreK-12 students from underserved local communities such as Detroit, Southfield, Pontiac, Flint, and Hamtramck benefit from STEAM outreach programs delivered by Cranbrook Institute of Science. The goal of Women Rock Science is to raise funds in support of these initiatives.

  • Business/Business Casual Attire
  • Women Rock Science t-shirts are available for purchase online, or onsite at the Institute’s Science Shop.
  • Please note – men are welcome to attend!

Event Activities

  • Hands-on STEAM education experiences
  • Planetarium shows
  • Museum exhibits open
  • Strolling hors d'oeuvres and STEAM themed cocktails
  • Jewelry displays and sales by Greenstone’s Jewelers of Birmingham
  • Virtual Reality
  • Unique gift for each attendee
  • Free valet parking
  • Brief program

Women Rock Science Co-Chairs

Adele Acheson
Linzie Venegas

Our Honorees

Richard L. DeVore
Executive Vice President
Regional President
Detroit and Southeast Michigan
The PNC Financial Services Group

Angela English
Detroit Public Schools Community District
Emerson Elementary-Middle School

Joi Harris
Senior Vice President
Major Enterprise Projects
DTE Energy

Host Committee

Farida Ali • Kathy Ballard • Barbara Barrett • Pam Brown • Ashley Crain • Kelly Dietz • Lauren Dietz • Jamie Faliski • Christine Giampetroni • Jennifer Gilbert • Linda Gillum • Sue Guise Cheslin • Kelle Ilitch • Ira and Brenda Jaffe • Kelly Lauer • Patricia Mooradian • Michelle Pappert • Laurie Sall • Janene Samet • Eileen Savage • Sandy Smith • Pauline Stamper • Nancy Swords • Estella Woo

Our Sponsors

DTE Energy Foundation • General Motors • Forevermark • Ideal Group • PNC Bank

Gonzalez Production Systems • Mike and Adele Acheson • Priority Waste

Ally Financial • Butzel Long • Doeren Mayhew • Ira and Brenda Jaffe • Jennifer and Dan Gilbert • Kelle and Chris Ilitch • Oakland University • Laurie Sall and Associates • Jodi & Dr. Justin Trivax • Linda H. Gillum, Ph.D. • Fifth Third Bank

Greenstone’s Fine Jewelers

Deadline to register is Thursday, May 16, 2019

If you cannot attend, but would like to make a donation in support of Women Rock Science, click the "Become a Sponsor" button below.


Call or Email: Katja Thomakos, CFRE, Director of Development @ 248-645-3220 or kthomakos@cranbrook.edu