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Exploring Your Future! Science, Environment, Technology, and More!
A Girls Go Tech & Green By Nature Career Exploration Event for cadettes, seniors, ambassadors and parents!
Saturday, January 25, 2014
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
San Ramon Valley Conference Center
Just $25! - Includes lunch, workshops led by STEM & Environment professional women, and fun participation patch.
Want to learn more about careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) or Environment? Join us at Exploring Your Future! Take part in two hands-on workshops and listen to our incredible key note speaker, Julie Mangada, PhD, Molecular Medicine, K-12 Education Outreach Coordinator - Buck Institute for Research on Aging.
Day of Schedule:
9:45-10:00 Networking & light breakfast
10:00-10:25 Welcome & keynote speaker
10:30-11:30 Workshop 1
11:35-12:05 Group A - Lunch, Group B - Newtworking/Tabling
12:05-12:35 Group B - Lunch, Group A - Networking/Tabling
12:35-12:55 All groups continue Networking/Tabling or girl free time, Workshop
Presenters - Lunch
1:00-2:00 Workshop 2
2:10-2:30 Closingls and parents, Group B: 7th -12th girls and parents)
Enjoy a hosted lunch provided by PG&E and engaging with different professionals to find out more about career paths in STEM and Environment.
Girl Workshops and Presenters:
Once registered, you will receive full course descriptions and a survey to select your preference on workshops (one morning and one afternoon). Girls will be asked to choose first and second choices for workshops and although we will do our best to place girls in their first choice, please note that the workshop spaces are limited and will be closed as they become filled. Some workshops may be opened to accept broader age groups if necessary in order to accomodate all registrants.
Middle School Workshops and Presenters:Morning:
Middle and/or High School Workshops and Presenters:
Parent Workshops Too!
Join us to help further your daughter's interest in STEM and Environment. All parents registered can participate in the following workshops:
"Families Matter" - Looking to spark your child's interest in science and engineering? Techbridge will showcase exciting hands-on activities that can be done at home while sharing strategies on how to support and encourage a child to develop a growth mindset. Techbridge, an organization that focuses on science and engineering programs for girls, has been working with elementary to high school students in the Bay Area for 13 years.
"Supporting the next STEM Leaders" - A special think tank panel discussion with STEM professionals and academic women designed to help parents learn how to support their daughters on the road to success. Panelists include various STEM professionals and academic role models.
Questions? Contact Jennifer Clark at JClark@girlscoutsnorcal.org