Maximizing Girls’ Engagement in Informal Science Learning: Know and Grow Our Future STEAM Leaders

Monday, October 1, 2018: 9:15 AM-10:30 AM
Meeting Room 14 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Jennifer Breslin, Director, Futuristas
Session Moderator:
Jennifer Breslin, Director, Futuristas
Presenters:
Laura Nichol, Lead, Google Science Fair and Made with Code, Google, Sigrid Falla, Research and Development Director, Maloka, Centro Interactivo de Ciencia y Tecnologia, Karen Peterson, Principal Investigator, National Girls Collaborative Project, Justine Sass, Chief, Education for Inclusion and Gender Equality, UNESCO and Suzy Letourneau, Research Associate, New York Hall of Science

Science and technology centers play an important role in creating pathways for girls’ lifelong positive interaction with STEAM, a critical goal. This session will address effective program and outreach strategies for replication, creating a community of action, and global advocacy.

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