Did you know? The sixth annual "Girl Power" event attracted more than 1,000 girls and family members last year.
What: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will host a free introduction to careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). You should know this event, called "Girl Power," will give attendees opportunities to meet and talk with professional women in their fields of interest, participate in hands-on STEM activities, and see displays on careers in aerospace, computer science, electrical engineering, geology, information technology, engineering, space science, and more.
"The country is depending on our youth to do well in math and science and embrace STEM,"says Dwight Carr, APL's STEM program manager.
Who: Open to middle and high school girls whereas, parents are encouraged to accompany their daughters. Admission is free with no registration necessary.
When: Sunday, March 17, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Kossiakoff Center ~ 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laure, MD 20723
FYI: The event is co-spondored by APL, the Women's Giving Circle of Howard County, and the Maryland Space Business Roundtable. Click here for more information.