Pacific Northwest Girls Collaborative Project Newsletter

June 2016

The Pacific Northwest Girls Collaborative Project (PNWGCP) brings together

organizations committed to informing and motivating girls to pursue careers in

science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Highlights in the Pacific Northwest
The United States Department of Agriculture highlighted Hawaii's Women in Technology Program in the May 18, 2016 article  Hawaii's Women in Technology Program Cultivates the Next Generation of STEM Leaders.   
 
Learn more about the Women in Technology program and their resources by visiting the Women in Technology site. http://www.womenintech.com/programs
Opportunities
Pop Up Science Series
Seattle, WA
Summer 2016
Pop Up Science is a program influenced by science and the way it impacts the Northwest culture. The program is co-developed with neighborhood organizations and tailored to community audiences. This series provides hand-on, exciting activities for youth at community locations. For more information and to find a Pop Up near you visit: http://www.pop-upscience.com/upcoming-pop-ups.html. 

Girls Only Camps
Bothell and Seattle, WA
Summer 2016
Pacific Science Center offers girls-only technology and science camps in Seattle and Bothell for middle school students. Explore animation, robotics, engineering and java coding. Register online at http://pacsci.org/summer-camps.

Teen Summer Street Team Volunteers 
Seattle, WA
Summer 2016
Pacific Science Center is looking for teen volunteers to make up the summer Marketing Street Team. Attend local community events, participate in parades and become a brand ambassador for the Science Center. To learn more, email LKoontz@pacsci.org.

LEAF STEM Summer Coaches Workshop
Tukwila, WA
August 15, 2016
The Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Flight (LEAF) STEM Challenge program is hosting an educator workshop. Contact Elana Slagle for more information. Register online at: http://www.leafchallenge.com
SciGirls Profiles: Women in STEM
We are excited to announce the premiere of SciGirls Profiles: Women in STEM, a collection of twelve short videos now available to freely view online! 

These profiles feature women innovators, problem-solvers and dreamers who are passionate about their work, hobbies, families and helping to make the world a better place. View the video profiles here: http://www.tpt.org/scigirls-profiles.



Pacific Northwest Programs in The Connectory
The Burke Museum
Seattle, WA
July 28, 2016
The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture hosts events and opportunities such as the Girls in Science overnight. After a day of preparation, girls will hunker down as the doors close and the real fun begins. Activities include flashlight tours, a late-night mammal presentation and a movie. 
http://theconnectory.org/opportunity/girls39-night-at-the-museum 

Join The Connectory to collaborate with other STEM program providers and promote your STEM opportunities to families. Follow the steps below to a dd your programs and opportunities:
  1. Join: Make an account profile 
  2. Create: Add your organization/program
  3. Approval: Your program listing will be approved so it can be searched for by program providers
  4. Add: Add all your STEM opportunities
  5. Approval: Your time-bound opportunities will be approved so they can be searched for by families
  6. Discover: Search for other programs providers to connect with
FabFems Spotlight
FabFems are enthusiastic about the science and technology work they do and want to inspire our future generations. Encourage girls to visit FabFems to search profiles, connect with role models, and find resources on career pathways. 'Like' us on  Facebook , 'follow' our  Twitter  feed, and help fill our boards on  Pinterest.
Christine Singara

Meet Christine. Her background is in Aeronautics and Propulsion. She is currently the Assistant Principal Maintenance Inspector at the Federal Aviation Administration in Honolulu, HI. She uses her talents and expertise to stay active in her community. She is excited to connect with girls who are interested in STEM.  http://www.fabfems.org/users/christine-sinagra 

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If you are a role model, submit  a profile on FabFems.org to show girls what you do and what you are passionate about.
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The National Girls Collaborative Project™ is partially funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, GSE/EXT: National Girls Collaborative Project: Building the Capacity of STEM Practitioners to Develop a Diverse Workforce, Grant No. HRD-1532643.

 

 

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