Girls explore math and science
Region – (l to r) Elizabeth Cahill, 13, of Northborough, Fatima Vakil, 12, of Shrewsbury, and Lucy Li (far right), 16, of Northborough, work with Daisy Fischer, emergency medicine physician from UMass Medical Center, on making splints during an Emergency Medicine Workshop at the Fifth Annual Northborough Junior Woman's Club "Women In Science and Math Conference" at Algonquin Regional High School. The conference, which was held last month, is designed to off er young women in grades six through eight the opportunity to explore careers in math and science. More than 100 Metrowest-area girls attended the free conference, which included two speakers, hands-on workshops and lunch.
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