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Friday, January 21 • 10:30am - 11:00am
Collaborating and Communicating to Engage More Girls in STEM

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Increased collaborations and enhanced communications are critical to change the demographics of engineers and scientists - to increase the diversity of those pursing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The Austin Children’s Museum, Central Texas Discover Engineering, Girlstart, the Texas Girls Collaborative Project, The University of Texas at Austin Women in Engineering Program, UTeachEngineering, and The University of Texas at Tyler Ingenuity Center share examples and methods of collaboration and communication enabling all to reach more precollege girls and excite them about STEM careers. Explore collaboration and communication opportunities for all organizations across Texas to engage more girls in STEM.


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Tricia Berry

Director, Texas Girls Collaborative Project (TxGCP)& Director, Women in Engineering Program (WEP) at The University of T, The University of Texas at Austin
tsberry@mail.utexas.edu | | Named one of the 100 Women Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector at the 2012 US News STEM Solutions Summit, Tricia Berry leads efforts to connect those working to advance gender equity in STEM fields. As Texas Girls Collaborative Project Director, she leads the dissemination of STEM resources across Texas in coordination with the National Girls Collaborative Project. She concurrently serves as Women in Engineering... Read More →
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Tamara Hudgins

Girlstart’s mission is to empower and equip girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). We accomplish our mission by developing innovative STEM programs for girls, teachers, and families, thereby empowering girls to achieve in STEM education, and feed the national STEM workforce.
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Kristian Trampus

Kristian Trampus is a former oceanographer and chemistry teacher who currently serves as STEM Director of the Ingenuity Center and as Research Faculty at the University of Texas at Tyler.  Additionally, she serves as: Southeastern Liaison for AAUW to the National Girls Collaborative Project, Leadership Board – Texas Girls Collaborative Project, Certified GLOBE Teacher, TRC Project director,  EYH Coordinator (UT-Tyler and... Read More →


Friday January 21, 2011 10:30am - 11:00am
Brazos Main Floor

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