Girls In Focus with Technology (GIFT)
The third annual Girls In Focus with Technology (GIFT) conference will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Delaware Valley College. GIFT is designed to encourage middle-to-high school girls to embrace knowledge in the fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). GIFT features interactive seminars with professional women, hands-on workshops, and open forum discussions. GIFT also provides professional development for teachers to gain strategies to attract female students to STEM-related careers.
Tentative Agenda for the day:
8:00 am - Registration in Moumgis Auditorium, located within the student center
8:30 am - Welcome remarks and opening speaker
9:00 am - Session #1
9:45 am - Break
10:00 am - Session #2
10:45 am - Break
11:00 am - Session #3
11:45 am - Lunch
12:30 pm - Session #4
1:15 pm - Break
1:30 pm - Session #5
2:15 pm - End of Day
Scheduled topics for the day include:
Social Media & Digital Footprint
Important reminders for the day of the event:
A boxed lunch will be provided to each registered student and chaperone at no cost. A variety of sandwich types will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Any individual with dietary restrictions should bring a non-refrigerated, bagged lunch with them to the event.
This is an event that is open to the public, where taking photographs for noncommercial use is not restricted.
For more information, please contact:
Lindsey Rutherford Sides, Ed.D.
Staff Development Coordinator - Math, Science, & Nonpublic Programs
(215) 348-2940 ext. 1460
Math & Science Collaborative