Every year, a female mathematician or scientist is invited to share their experiences and interest in math and science with the participants of the EYH Conference. The keynote address is open to the entire community.
The 2014 Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Melyni Worth, Foxden Equine (Ph.D. Equine Nutrition and Exercise Physiology).
Originally from Great Britain, by way of Kenya, Dr. Worth has a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Biochemistry from Newcastle University, a Masters in Equine Nutrition from University College of Wales, and a Ph.D. in Equine Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Virginia Tech.
Dr. Worth founded a nutrition company, Foxden Equine, in 1996. She has written articles in numerous national equine publications. Her book, The Horse Nutrition Handbook, has been used in equine nutrition courses across the country.
Dr. Worth holds a British Horse Society Assistant Instructors certification (BHSAI) and an International Trainers License (II) from the European Union. She has trained horses and taught riders for 28 years.
The 2013 Keynote Speaker was Dr. Crystal Brogan, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (Ph.D. Physics and Astronomy).
The 2012 Keynote Speaker was Dr. Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University (Ph.D. Mathematics).
The 2011 Keynote Speaker was Dr. Rebecca Goldin, George Mason University (Ph.D. Mathematics).
The 2010 Keynote Speaker was Dr. Kyle Myers, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Ph.D. Optical Sciences).
The 2009 Keynote Speaker was Dr. Kathryn Thornton, former NASA astronaut (Ph.D. Physics).
The 2008 Keynote Speaker was Dr. Monica Neagoy (Ph.D. Mathematics Education).