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Design Your World – STEM Conference for Girls

SWE_Logo_Dallas_4CThe Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Dallas Section is pleased to announce that our Design Your World STEM Conference for 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Girls at Legacy Prep Academy in Plano was a great success! Stay tuned for a full recap post and details about our spring event planning. 

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Sponsor information:
If you or your employer would like to donate to this event, sponsor an activity, or contribute materials / give-aways, please visit our Sponsor page. Thanks for helping make Design Your World an award-winning outreach event for girls and adults alike! Please review the sponsorship letter and form and follow the instructions.

Check out the video from our Spring 2017 Design Your World Conference at SMU to see what the day-long experience is like.


Although great progress is being made, only 5% of women who enter college end up graduating with engineering degrees. In “Generation STEM”, the Girl Scout Research Institute found that:

“About half of girls polled believe STEM is not a typical career path for girls”

“Girls are interested in making a difference in the world and need more STEM exposure, education, and experience with the help of key adults in their lives in order to see how STEM fields can achieve their goals now and in the future”

The report concludes by charging “educators, parents, and mentors” to “encourage girls to solve problems, ask questions, and to engage in creative and hands-on activities”.

For this purpose, Dallas Society of Women Engineers come together with the local college sections and corporate sponsors to present our award winning:

DESIGN YOUR WORLD – STEM CONFERENCE FOR GIRLS!

 

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13 thoughts on “About the Conference

    • Hi Mariam, we do not see a lot of large school groups at this event since it’s on the weekend. However, we do get a lot of Girl Scout Troops and friend groups! Thanks for your question.

    • Hi LaTina, unfortunately this event is sold out. Please follow us here, on our email subscription list, or on social media to get information about our next Design Your World event! When registration opens for the next event in the spring, click on Registration in the left-hand sidebar for a link to the Eventbrite form. Thanks, we hope to see you at a future event!

    • Hi Juliet, this event is sold out and our waitlist is full. Please follow us here, on our email list, or on social media for information about future events. We hope to see you and your girls soon! Thanks.

    • Hi Garrett, apologies for your registration issues. We closed volunteer registration a week or so ahead of the event because we had all the people we needed. What a great problem to have! Please stay tuned for details on our spring event so your volunteers can get in on the ground floor. Thanks!

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