HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Whitaker Center in Harrisburg recently honored local women of STEM who are making a mark in their careers or their studies.

These women are working in the field of science, technology, engineering, and math. A dozen women and one organization were honored at the dinner.

This fundraiser benefits the Whitaker Center’s “Girls in Stem Initiative.” abc27’s Alicia Richards was an emcee at the event.