Expanding your horizons: motivating young women in science + mathematics

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Conference , Community partnership , Adolescent girls
The Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an opportunity for young women grades 5 through 8 and their parents to learn about careers that involve mathematics and science. Come to the College of Coastal Georgia and meet women who are engineers, marine scientists, bankers, chemists, researchers, doctors and more! See for yourself how important mathematics and science classes are for pursuing these exciting careers! --Presented by CCGA and Glynn County Schools. --Workshops led by CCGA professors Jennifer Hatchel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology; Diane Denton, RN MSN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, CCGA and Beverly Rowe, RN MSN Associate Professor of Nursing, CCGA; Dr. Andrea Wallace, Professor of Chemistry, CCGA; Catherine Culver, PhD, Asst. Professor of Philosophy, CCGA; Bonnie M. Tobias, Director of Radiologic Technology, CCGA; Robin Bradshaw, Instructor of Clinical Laboratory Science, CCGA; Carla Bluhm, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, CCGA; Ntungwa Maasha, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, CCGA; Leon Gardner, CCGA; Sara Hartman, Instructor, CCGA; James Carpenter, Asst. Professor Biology, CCGA;
Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a conference for girls in middle school. This day-long event will include hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). At the conference, girls will get a chance to meet STEM role models and learn more about careers in those fields. Our ultimate goal is to motivate girls to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st Century challenges. (from www.expandingyourhorizons.org)
College of Coastal Georgia