The 2019 Design Your World STEM Conference for Girls will be held at Woodrow Wilson High School on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Below is the schedule for the event.
We’re planning a great day for both students and adults. It’s filled with exciting activities and great opportunities to learn in a fun environment! Lunch will be provided for students, adults, and volunteers. A sandwich box will be provided for all registered attendees and volunteers. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate any dietary restrictions other than vegetarian. Parents and chaperones are responsible for dropping off the student by 8:30 am and picking the student up by 4:00 pm.
For Student Attendees:
Groups 1 – 3: Technically Mechanical – Biomedical, App Programming, and Mechanical Engineering (Grade 4-6)
Groups 4 – 5: Smart Tech – Electrical, Aerospace, and Civil Engineering (Grade 7-8)
Groups 6: Smart Tech – Electrical, Aerospace, and Civil Engineering (Grade 9-10)
08:30AM – 09:00AM Registration
09:00AM – 09:45AM Opening Ceremony
09:55AM – 11:15AM Student Activity 1 and Parent/Educator Session 1
11:20AM – 12:00PM Adults and Students Lunch
12:05PM – 01:25PM Student Activity 2 and Parent/Educator Session 2
01:30PM – 02:50PM Student Activity 3 and Parent/Educator Session 3
03:00PM – 03:30PM Closing Ceremony
For Parents and Educators:
Design Your World also includes sessions for Parents and Educators. Adults will engage in conversation with panel members on topics including encouraging girls in STEM, tips on communication, guiding girls through their decision-making processes, and resources to assist girls interested in STEM careers. Chaperones must also purchase an Adult ticket in order to receive lunch for the day.
Below are the 2019 Design Your World Parent Educator Panel topics:
Voices from the Field
Raising a STEM Girl
Next Steps – What to do in K-12 to be Successful in College
Volunteers can sign up based on their available hours. Below are the shift options:
07:00 am – 04:00 pm All Day
08:00 am – 03:30 pm Activities Opening Ceremony
07:30 am – 12:00 pm Partial Day-Morning
11:30 am – 04:00 pm Partial Day-Afternoon