Girls STEM Summit–Statewide 2019
Girls STEM Summit–Statewide Sponsors are committed to inspiring more girls to enter STEM degree programs and careers.
February 4, 2019
For Immediate Release
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Jr.Tech, Inc. will host Girls STEM Summit-Statewide, the premier Massachusetts statewide summit for high school girls in grades 8–12 who are interested in pursuing STEM degrees and exploring STEM career choices. Girls STEM Summit-Statewide aims to close the gender and diversity gap in STEM.
Phyllis Russell, President of Jr.Tech states “Through the generous funds provided by our Major Sponsors, we’re able to inspire the next generation of female STEM professionals and focus on closing the gender gap in STEM.”
Major Sponsors for Girls STEM Summit–Statewide 2019 include: National Grid, Waters Corporation, the Boston chapter of Society of Information Management (SIM Boston), and the Ernest Michael Helides and Evely Ponticos Helides Education Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation.
Girls STEM Summit–Statewide Dates and Facts:
- When: Sunday, March 31, 2019
- Where: Hosted by Jr.Tech at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA
- Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
- Who: 8th – 12th grade girls interested in STEM
- Organized by: Jr.Tech, Inc.
- Facility Partner: Wentworth Institute of Technology
Event Web Page: https://juniortech.org/2019-girls-stem-summit-statewide/
Jr.Tech, Inc., is a Massachusetts-based 501(c)(3) non-profit educational corporation whose mission is to engage 4–12 grade students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education to encourage and broaden students’ skills and awareness of career paths in STEM fields.