Conference Overview

2012 NGCP National Collaboration Conference:Conference Particpants
Advancing the Field through Collaboration,
Capacity Building, and Equity

April 25-27, 2012
The Westin Alexandria, Alexandria, VA

Event Purpose
The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) brought together organizations throughout the United States that are committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The 2012 NGCP Collaboration Conference was an opportunity for representatives from these organizations to connect and learn from each other as well as from national experts.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 5:00-8:00 PM
Thursday, April 26, 2012, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Friday, April 27, 2012, 8:00 AM-2:30 PM

Conference Program (PDF)

Event Goals2012 Conference Participants

  • Increase collaboration between local girl-serving STEM practitioners and with national experts
  • Increase access to resources such as exemplary program practices, models and resources
  • Provide training and opportunities to collaborate on a local, regional and national level

Conference Sessions
In addition to offering plenary sessions and both guided and informal networking opportunities, the 2012 NGCP Collaboration Conference offered concurrent sessions throughout the event. These sessions offered participants opportunities to interact with presenters and the materials in small group settings, in order to prepared themselves to implement learnings in their programs.


2012 NGCP National Collaboration Conference Pictures