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Thursday, January 20 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
Excite Kids Through Effective Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Messaging

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To change the demographics of engineers and scientists - to increase the diversity of those pursing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields - the conversation must change. The University of Texas at Austin Women in Engineering Program and the Texas Girls Collaborative Project share effective imagery and messaging that engages K-12 students in formal and informal STEM education and excites them about the possibilities of STEM careers. Learn the latest research about engaging girls in STEM and explore the research-based best practices in messaging and hands-on activities that connect a diverse population in the excitement of 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 →


Thursday January 20, 2011 11:30am - 12:00pm
Brazos Main Floor

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