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Dear STEM Leaders,
  
Time is running out to register at early bird rates for NAPE's 2018 Summit. Many of your colleagues and educational equity professionals have already signed up for the conference. We are expecting well over 350 attendees for this year's Summit.

The Summit will have a fantastic lineup of speakers and sessions. Don't miss this opportunity to be inspired, make connections, and influence change. Together, we are "Building Bridges to Strengthen Access, Equity, and Diversity." Explore the agenda at a glance.

Rates go up after March 2, 2018! We can't wait to see you in Arlington, VA!

Mimi
Take the Fluor Engineering Challenge!     
  The Fluor Foundation invites educators and students to participate in The Fluor Engineering Challenge.This year's Challenge, "Ball Launcher", available now on Science Buddies, was developed by Fluor engineers as part an annual company-wide employee competition. With the help of a team of scientists and educators at Science Buddies, the Challenge allows for a truly hands-on and highly engaging experience designed specifically for kindergarten through high school students.The project can be completed in a home, classroom, or afterschool setting. Learn more >> 
Publications
Female Students Exposed Briefly to Charismatic Career Women Are Inspired to Pursue Male-Dominated Field
SMU
Easy, inexpensive experiment briefly sent inspiring female role models into intro to econ classes and sharply increased college female interest in the male-dominated, well-paying field of economics. Read More >>
Do Women in STEM Experience Hostile Work Environments? 
Laura Ascione, eCampusNews
Study shows women in STEM fields experience an array of discrimination. Read More >>
The More Gender Equality, the Fewer Women in STEM
Olga Khazan, The Atlantic
A new study explores a strange paradox: In countries that empower women, they are less likely to choose math and science professions. Read More >> 
NASA's Real Life 'Hidden Figure' on How to Advance Women in STEM
Michelle King, Forbes
"There are so many women that are capable, smart, sharp and good at what they do. What they are lacking is the opportunity to sit across the table from the other minds that are coming up with the innovative solutions," says Dr. Christyl Johnson, NASA's Deputy Director for Technology and Research Investments. Read More >>
Teen Worried About Walking Alone Creates App for Safety
Lori Aratani, The Washington Post
This teenager was worried about walking alone so she created an app to make it safer. Read More >>
Phase III: Voices on Women's Participation and Retention Meeting Report 2017
The TUEE Phase III workshop asked participants to develop the main elements of an action plan focused on reducing the gender gap in engineering. Read More >>
Resources
Webinar: Women in Construction: Safe, Healthy, and Equitable Work Sites
March 8, 2018, 12-1 pm ET

The Black Inventor Online Museum focuses on the ingenuity and accomplishment of the top black inventors over the last 300 years.

Spotlight on Jessica Gaddis, Product Designer at Netflix
NAPE's whereabouts in March 2018


March 3: Detroit Public Schools (MI)
March 9: Monroe Community College (NY)
March 23: AAC&U Conference (CA)
March 30: Navarro College (TX)


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