Veteran Vision: Barbara Bell uses knowledge gained in a 28-year Navy career to help launch girls into STEM disciplines
Meet the Director
Dr. Barbara Bell, Director of the Center for STEM Education for Girls
As one of the first female graduates of the United States Naval Academy, Dr. Bell maintains an impressive resume with professional foundations as a Naval Officer, Naval Aviator, Naval Captain, and business consultant. Combining the skills she acquired in the aerospace sector for more than 25 years, along with her doctorate in education, Dr. Bell joined the Harpeth Hall community as a passionate and experienced advocate for the next generation of girls in STEM.
Yes, I am good in math and Science.
Yes, I can code.
Yes, I know the engineering design process and can use it to design a project.
Three outcomes I want for all girls in STEM - Dr. Barbara Bell
The National Science Board reports the U.S. is a nation at risk if it does not develop more STEM talent. Where are we going to find that talent?
Harpeth Hall graduates are prepared to lead in career fields historically populated by males.
Dr. Barbara Bell assumes her position as Director of the Harpeth Hall Center for STEM Education for Girls effective Aug. 1, 2018.