CALLING ALL GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN, GRADES 4-12, For Girls in STEAM 2022!
SAVE THE DATE! Join an inspiring community of female professionals and talented, eager students for St. Margaret’s sixth annual Girls in STEAM Symposiumon Saturday, March 26, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in-person on the St. Margaret's campus. Girls in STEAM merges the possibilities of STEAM fields—science, technology, engineering, arts and math—with championing the power of girls and women.
Celebrates the achievements and amplifies the voices of women in STEAM fields.
Allows girls and young women to connect with peers and role models in STEAM fields of interest to them.
Highlights the endless possibilities, opportunities and vitality of academic and professional paths in STEAM.
Provides fun, hands-on STEAM activities for girls to try and experience new things, and to develop and create in collaboration with each other.
What to Expect: Girls in STEAM 2022 will feature a TBA spotlight speaker, a distinguished woman in STEAM, UCI Grad Slam finalists, a host of hands-on STEAM breakout workshops for attendees to choose, a mentoring and networking lunch and more fun activities and surprises.
Girls in STEAM is for girls from across Southern California in grades 4 – 12 — those who are already advanced STEAM scholars and those who just want to check it out and learn more about science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The fields of STEAM need you and your talents, interests, perspectives, creativity and skills.
Educators, schools and groups for girls from Orange County, Los Angeles and San Diego: please consider sharing this information with your students and encouraging them to attend! Educators and group leaders are welcome to attend as well.
Contact Event Organizer:
Angela Mackenzie St. Margaret’s Director Educational Technology and Library Computer Science Department Chair
About Girls in STEAM
The Girls in STEAM Symposium was created by STEAM educators at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School to encourage girls into STEAM courses and academic paths because females in particular are underrepresented in advanced STEAM courses in high school and higher education and in professional fields of industry. Yet, research shows that more diverse workforces, like having a gender balance results in higher efficiency and more creative outcomes—essentially STEAM and the world need the perspective, talents, ideas and ingenuity of girls and women.
Girls in STEAM has been a tremendous success welcoming hundreds of future “Women in STEAM,” from across Southern California and an incredible array of inspiring women leaders in their fields – engineers, scientists and researchers, medical doctors and nurses, computer programmers and technology, and entrepreneurs in conversation, collaboration and celebration of STEAM. Over the years, the event has included key note speaker presentations from across STEAM fields, hands-on workshops and activities, break-out panel discussions by field, presentations from female UCI Grad Slam finalists and the popular mentoring and networking lunch.
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NON DISCRIMINATION POLICY
St. Margaret's Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admission, financial aid, hiring and athletic policies or in other school-administered programs.