‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’—With Math

Architect Diane Kaufman Fredette provides encouragement and a helping hand to Leonardtown High School student Anna Frowein as she builds a model beach home during a last October’s Women + Math workshop exploring architecture. Fredette will return to present at this year’s event on Saturday

Women + Math Event Brings Girls Age 13-21Together with Successful Women

            The College of Southern Maryland will host its sixth Women + Math career exploration event for girls ages 13 to 21 on Saturday, October 16 at the La Plata Campus Center for Business and Industry. The event gives participants an opportunity to hear from women who have successful careers in fields that draw heavily on math such as health science, computer science, architecture, civil engineering, physics, meteorology and cyber security.

            The day includes hands-on workshops, breakfast and lunch, career panel discussion and a keynote address by Maryland State Delegate Sally Jameson.

            Workshops for math and science teachers as well as information for parents who want to encourage their daughters to pursue math-related careers will also be a part of the event.

            To find out about Women + Math presenters and their presentations, or to register for this free event, visit www.csmd.edu/Women&Math.

            Registrations received by Oct. 8, will be entered in a special drawing for a $50 gift certificate.  

 

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Women + Math: Infinite Options—Career Exploration Event for Girls 13-21. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI) Building, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Women + Math is an all-day event designed to give girls an opportunity to spend time with successful women in careers that draw heavily on math: health science, computer science, architecture, civil engineering, physics, meteorology and cyber security. Girls will participate in workshops, as well as meet one-on-one with women in their fields of interest. The day includes breakfast and lunch, hands-on workshops, career panel discussion and a keynote address by Maryland State Delegate Sally Jameson. To find out about Women + Math presenters and their presentations, or to register, visit www.csmd.edu/Women&Math. Registrations received by Oct. 8, will be entered in a special drawing for a $50 gift certificate.  Free. 301-934-7808, sandrap@csmd.edu.

 

 

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