AWIS STEM Career Conference

STEM Career Conference: Discover your SuperHEROINE Roadmap to Success 

February 4, 2017 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at San Diego State University 

The Association of Women in Science (AWIS) supports the advancement of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The San Diego chapter is recruiting STUDENTS and STEM ENTHUSIASTS for a one-day event for high school and college level young women on February 4th at SDSU. 

This conference-style event will inspire, connect and guide those interested in STEM careers through speed mentoring with local women in STEM fields, workshops on STEM careers and tips to navigating a successful pathway as well as a poster session showcasing current research! 

We are looking for the following volunteers and attendees: 

Mentor-for-a-day: Women in STEM to talk about their career path

STEM Workshop hosts: Hands-on, 45-min. demonstrations for small groups in each STEM field

Career Roadmap Workshop hosts: Speakers to provide career advice in a panel setting (topics: admissions, funding, LinkedIn/resume, and internship/research experiences)

Volunteers: Various roles on the day of the event and opportunities to network (with lunch provided!)

Student attendees: young women in high school, community college or 4-year college 

Poster presenters: young researchers to present a poster for a prize

Parents/educators: a parallel set of parent/educator sessions will be available

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
AWISSD
Last Name: 
Outreach
Title: 
Outreach Committee
Location: 
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San Diego, CA 92177
United States
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Program Details
Year Established: 
2006
Program Focus: 
Biology
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Earth and Environmental Science
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Math
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Computer Science
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Engineering
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Robotics
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Technology
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General Science
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Coding/Programming
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Space Science/Aerospace/Rocketry
Slug: 
awis-stem-career-conference
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