WHAT A day just for girls to hear stories from women in STEM careers, participate in hands-on activities, network with women peers and mentors, and have fun!
WHERE UW Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering
WHEN Saturday, February 9, 2013, 9:30am-3:00pm
WHY To allow girls to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers.
sponsored and organized by
The day’s events will include
* Hearing from women speakers in STEM careers
* Working in groups to accomplish activities related to STEM topics
* Networking with other women interested in STEM careers
Schedule of Events09:30 - 10:00 Check-in
10:00 - 10:30 Ice breaker and prizes
10:30 - 11:15 Jennifer Schleit w/ Strawberry DNA activity
11:15 - 12:00 Laura Grit w/ Amazon Lockbox activity
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch (Pizza)
12:30 - 13:15 Serena Loftus w/ Tower Building activity
13:15 - 14:15 Computer Science Activity Booths!
14:15 - 15:00 Review, Wrap up, and Raffle!
Jennifer is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington in the School of Medicine. She studies how DNA affects diseases.
Laura graduated from Duke with a doctorate in Computer Science and is now a Principal Technical Program Manager at Amazon.
Serena is a PhD student in Accounting at the University of Washington. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2010. She once thought she was really bad at math, but now she teaches and does math research!
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