Girls STEM Summit

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Girls STEM Summit

Girls STEM Summit - Statewide 2019! 
Jr.Tech will host Girls STEM Summit, the premier Massachusetts statewide summit for girls in grades 8–12 who are interested in pursuing STEM degrees and exploring STEM career choices. 

The key goals of Girls STEM Summit – Statewide are to educate young women in grades 8-12 on various STEM career paths through hands-on breakouts, to encourage students to continue studying these disciplines throughout high school in order to prepare for college degree programs, to inspire through interaction with female professional role models working in STEM fields, to demonstrate that a STEM career is attainable, to impact decision-making at a critical period, and to close the gender gap in the STEM workforce. 

When: Sunday, March 31, 2019 
Time: 8am-4pm 
Cost: $67 per student (includes activities, continental breakfast, lunch, and give-away.) 
Who: 8th-12th grade girls interested in STEM! 
Other: Parents may buy individual seat or block seats available for school groups 
Organized by: Jr.Tech, Inc. 
Facility Host Partner: Wentworth Institute of Technology 

Jr.Tech, Inc., is a Massachusetts-based 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization celebrating 12 years of supporting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. Jr.Tech delivers year-round coed STEM programs and the annual Girls STEM Summit-Statewide. 

For additional information and to register students for the Summit, please visit https://juniortech.org/2019-girls-stem-summit-statewide/ 

Contacts: 
Phyllis Russell 774-994-2097 phyllis@juniortech.org 
Rachel Arno 401-578-5761 rachel@juniortech.org