Region: Girls STEM Summit West/Central

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Region: Girls STEM Summit West/Central
Start:
November 16, 2013 8:00 am
End:
November 16, 2013 4:00 pm
Cost:
$45.00
Updated:
August 7, 2013
Venue:
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Address:
100 Institute Road, MA, United States

Region – Jr. Tech, Inc., a Massachusetts-based nonprofit educational organization that supports science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, will host the Girls STEM Summit West/Central Saturday, Nov. 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), 100 Institute Road.

It was recently announced that the event will feature the following career tracks for participants: computer science, forensic science, robotics engineering and aeronautics. Attendees will rotate through a total of six career tracks during the day.

This one-day summit will provide girls in grades 8-12 the opportunity to meet, network with, and learn through hands-on workshops from women who are local leaders and professionals in their fields. Additionally, attendees will hear a keynote talk by an inspirational leader in a STEM field, receive information regarding how to take advantage of available high school courses to be best prepared for college STEM programs, and learn about higher educational institutions that offer programs in the featured tracks.

The registration fee is $45 for the day-long event and includes participation in hands-on workshops, keynote speaker, lunch and a water bottle. Registration is available through Jr. Tech’s website, www.juniortech.org.







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