Wednesday September 20, 2023 | 7:00- 8:30 ESTCollege Search & Selection (Workbook)
Wednesday October 4, 2023 | 7:00- 8:30 ESTInnovation – STEM Topic Exploration: Chemistry
Wednesday October 18, 2023 | 7:00- 8:30 ESTCareers in STEM Exploration Session
- Aspirations in Computing High School recognition awards applications open September 1, 2023. To be considered for the 2023-24 AiC High School Award, applicants must submit a completed application by the final deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET on November 6, 2023. It is FREE to apply!
Online Computer Course Offerings for 4th to 8th grade girls
November – NEW CLASSES and opportunities for registration for current classes: App Design, Web Design, Excel Spreadsheet Basics.
October – IT For Girls Open House with robotics, internet of things, and coding activities for 4th through 8th, Saturday October 8th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the large meeting room at Kathleen Clay Edwards Library Branch, 1420 Price Park Drive, Greensboro, NC 27410 phone for information 336-373-2923. No registration required. Meet with instructors and other high school near peer volunteers. You may bring tablets and laptops. Robotics and Internet of Things equipment provided; coding and apps demonstrated. Drop-in on-site registrations start at 10:45 a.m.
September- Instruction by high school peers for middle school and upper elementary girls. Through a series of asynchronous tools, girls will be able to register for self-directed and individualized learning. Details Register for the sessions using this link: https://forms.gle/6ZjS5kMpzuJGt5Sz5
Aspirations in Computing workshops for 9th through 12th grade girls:
September 10th, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Nehemiah Community Empowerment Center, 311 Creek Ridge Road, Greensboro, 27406
October 8th 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Road, Greensboro 27410
Experienced high school girls will be available to work in small groups or one-on-one to show you how to sign up on the National Center of Women in IT Aspirations in Computing website. AiC applications open September 1st and must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on October 20, 2022 This opportunity is FREE for eligible participants:
- They are 13 years of age or older at the time of account creation.
- They attend a school in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
- They are not an NCWIT employee and have no immediate family relationship with employees, extended staff, contractors, or board members of NCWIT (including spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren, and persons residing in the same household).
- They are a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or individual who meets the requirements of the substantial presence test.
- They have a U.S. Tax Identification or Social Security Number.
National Chemistry Week capstone presentation
Saturday October 22, 2022 at 10:30 on Zoom
June 13 to 17 Intersection at UNC Greensboro: Technology and Innovation Explored Through Fashion, Architecture, and the Arts
The five-day camp featured UNCG degree programs with strong technology components. Students were introduced to college level software tools that included music composition and production, computer aided design, and animation.
Appalachian State University, AAUW CU Partner Programs
July 17th to 29th – Technovation for Good, made possible by Alex Lee, Inc., is a residential program for rising high school seniors. The program, located at Appalachian State university, provides hands-on, practical experience with Programming, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Mobile Application Development, Sustainability, Analytics and/or Internet of Things. In addition, this program offers students an opportunity to learn entrepreneurial and leadership skill sets, hear from local professionals, meet other students with similar career interests, and attend workshops to enhance IT and business skills in a college setting. Details
July 25th to 29th – Innovate for Good – rising 5th to 10 graders. at Appalachian State University. The weeklong camp will be held at Appalachian State University from Monday, July 25th – Friday, July 29th, 2022. Overnight campers will check-in Sunday July 24th between 2 and 4 pm. Day campers can check-in weekly between 8 and 8:45 am in the Walker College of Business lobby area. Pick up time for day campers will be between 4:15 and 5 pm. Separate accommodation will be provided for boys and girls who register for the residential option. Details
January 9th through February 13 – Careers in STEM – ON LINK
Intro to Engineering: Sunday, 2:30 to 3:30, January 9th through February 13 – five, one-hour virtual presentations and discussion about preparing for careers in engineering. Developer and Moderator, Anika Dupreez.
Intro to Health Science: Saturday, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., February 12th one, one-hour virtual presentation and discussion about preparing for careers in health sciences. Developer and Moderator Ayanna Sharma.
February 19th through March 19th – Saturday afternoon 12:30 to 2:30 CAD Design and Manufacturing –
3D Jewelry Design using TinkerCAD on February 19th at 12:30. This TechGirlz virtual program will kick off a series of two-hour hands-on activities for girls to master TinkerCAD Design and 3 D printing. We hope to have some of these programs in person. Developer and Instructor Grace Fei. Details to follow.
March 2nd- Saturday afternoon 9:30 to 2:30 FIND YOUR STEM –
Find Your STEM 8th through 12th grade conference for young women in high school, those preparing for high school, and those preparing for post-secondary studies and careers. Find Your STEM 2022 poster
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November 6th TechGirlz Lights Camera Action – a 2-hour virtual class on videography using Adobe Spark. Lauryn Wynn instructor.
STEMEd for Girls – a nationwide AAUW program
IT IS FOR GIRLS April 1, 2021 through June 25, 2021
PRE-REGISTRATION is closed as of May 15th. For information contact Laura Tew
-Roma Desai will lead Girls Code the Web with funding from the National Center of Women & Information Technology.
-Sanvi Korsapathy will lead Tech Tank Incubator with funding from the National Center of Women & Information Technology.
-Hope Stephens will lead Robots on the Run with funding from the National Center of Women & Information Technology.
-Terra McKee, doctoral candidate at North Carolina A&T State University will lead GIS & Drones.
CODEISTA – programming skills using Alice 2.0;
2021 Find Your STEM conference for High School Girls Replay of Virtual Event Toolkit
September 5 to October 31, 2020 – Code for Change
Code for a Change is a program designed to introduce girls to the basics of electronics with an emphasis on the integration of Arduino and Raspberry Pi technologies. Participants will work collaboratively with these technologies to identify and present a solution to a real-world social issue of their choice. Provided by Kimberly and AAUW Greensboro with support from the National Center of Women & Information Technology.
TECHGIRLZ events sponsored by AAUW Greensboro
Lights, Camera, Action leader Lauryn Wynn
Cybersecurity leader Riya Kannan
3-D Design and Manufacturing with TinkerCAD
2020 IT IS FOR GIRLS CAMP
August 3 – 7th – Camp in a Backpack. Information for Registered Students
Our camp was a huge success!! We are appreciative of our sponsor, National Center for Women & Information Technology, our leaders (Kimberly, Suhani, Janice, and Hope), our coordinator Christa, all of the volunteers and parents – and ESPECIALLY OUR STUDENTS who worked so hard to complete their projects in this virtual environment.
We are so happy about our ongoing collaboration with the High Point Library.
1 – Grimsley Girls in STEM FREE online camp 2020 July 13 to 17th.
2- Spring web-based training has been offered to those students who were originally scheduled to attend Triad Tech Savvy on March 21st 2020. Here are some photos from the on-line lessons and classes.
3- Robots on the Run Jamestown at the Ragsdale YMCA has recently concluded. VIDEO
4- Codeista winter program with the Leader, Suhani Ramchandra, concluded:
ARCHIVED VIDEOS AND EVENT REPORTS
2018-2019 STEM events in review:
Resources from 2018-2019 events
News, recognition, awards:
Aspirations in Computing – 2019 – 16 girls from the Greensboro Triad area win National or Regional Awards