Northboro Jr. Woman’s Club holds STEM conference

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Northboro Jr. Woman’s Club holds STEM conference
The Northboro Junior Woman’s Club held a STEM conference at ARHS. (Photo/ Courtesy)

NORTHBOROUGH – The Northboro Junior Woman’s Club hosted about 200 middle school girls at the Women in STEM Conference on March 23 at Algonquin Regional High School.

The keynote speaker was Commander Billie Farrell, who is the first female commander of the USS Constitution.

As part of the conference, the girls were introduced to 21 women who volunteered their time to show the attendees their passion for science. The workshops covered architecture, astronomy, aviation, bioengineering, environmental science, public health, engineering, forensic science, medicine, meteorology, nursing, physical therapy, textiles and fashion design, genetics, veterinary medicine and yoga.

Donors included Nypro Foundation, Hologic, Mathnasiam, saam architecture, Fihri, Wegman’s, Hanniford Supermarkets, Northborough Dental Associates, Monti’s Pizza Plus, Avidia Bank, Northborough and Ron Doucette.

For more information on the Northboro Junior Woman’s Club, visit https://www.northborojuniors.org, email us [email protected] or visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NorthboroJuniors.

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