STEM Pathways For Girls Conference Nov. 13-15 Offers Virtual Workshops For Girls In Grades 5-8

STEM SANTA FE NEWS

STEM education has suffered during the pandemic with distance learning. In response, STEM  Santa Fe expanded programming virtually, offering a math festival and five STEM summer  camps. They are continuing this effort by launching their annual STEM Pathways for Girls Conference. This conference kicks off STEM Santa Fe’s monthly program which aims to spark  interest in STEM education for girls in 5th-8th grade. With hands-on workshops led by women  in STEM, the goal is to keep girls engaged in STEM education while providing a local support  system of like-minded peers and role models.  

The STEM Pathways for Girls Conference will be virtual this year but just as engaging and  hands-on. Registration is now open but space is limited. Northern New Mexico girls in 5th-8th  grade are invited. They will choose two out of 12 STEM workshops offered via Zoom with  materials locally distributed a week before the conference. Additionally, there will be three live  evening STEM presentations on Youtube beginning with keynote speaker Susan Martinez, a  NASA Engineer, speaking virtually from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama

“We are staying true to the conference’s goals by continuing to offer hands-on workshops that  cover a wide range of STEM disciplines. With the conference being virtual, we are able to  present three exciting speakers from other parts of the country!” Lina Germann, Founder and  CEO of STEM Santa Fe commented. “We are also dedicating the conference to the legacy of  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Every girl attending this conference will walk away not only  inspired by women in STEM but also knowing more about what RBG has done for females.” 

STEM Santa Fe is able to offer the conference to all girls at low to no cost by waiving the  registration fee of $25 upon request because of their generous sponsors:

Diamond STEM  Sponsors
Santa Fe Hestia Fund
Santa Fe Community Foundation
LANL Foundation
Sandia  Area Credit Union
Wildflower International

Platinum STEM Sponsor:
N3B Los Alamos

Gold STEM Sponsor
Enterprise Bank and Trust

Silver STEM Sponsors
Intel NM
Walmart
LANL/Triad
Del Norte Credit Union

Bronze STEM Sponsors
Santa Fe NOW
NM EPSCoR
Sandia Labs
Descartes Labs
NM Children’s Foundation.

STEM Supporters
Prescient Models
Souder, Miller & Associates
Openeye Scientific
Mathhappens Foundation
NMNWSE. 

About STEM Santa Fe  
STEM Santa Fe, a NM 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, advocates for, develops, and provides  STEM programming, mentoring, and resources for all youth, especially under-presented groups  in STEM, to realize their potential and expand their opportunities in a dynamic world.