Notice: March 11, 2020
Due to recent concerns around COVID-19, Jr.Tech has decided to postpone the Girls STEM Summit-Statewide 2020 for the best interest of our attendees, instructors, keynote, sponsors, and staff. We appreciate your patience as we try to identify a possible new date in June. This web page will be updated as soon as we have secured a new date.
A one-day event for young women in grades 8–12 who love Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
DURING THE SUMMIT STUDENTS WILL:
- Hear an inspirational keynote speech by a local female leader in a STEM field.
- Meet successful women working as experts in STEM fields, and work directly with them in hands-on career-specific workshops.
- Expand knowledge of STEM industries and emerging career paths.
Be inspired to continue taking STEM high school courses applicable to college STEM programs.
GOALS FOR THE SUMMIT INCLUDE:
- Impact and bridge the gap between girls’ passion for the topics and helping them find their way to successful STEM careers.
- Inspire girls to pursue STEM fields.
- Fill an important gender gap in STEM jobs today and into the future.
- Present topics and learning sessions in a way that makes STEM topics interesting, relevant to career paths, and approachable.
- Provide hands-on career sessions highlighting a variety of STEM industries.
Location: Wentworth Institute of Technology
Time: 8:00 am–4:00 pm (lunch included)