Great Plains Girls Collaborative Kick-Off

Public event
Date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Time Zone: 
Central
Location: 
Washington Pavilion
301 South Main Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
United States

Program managers, guidance counselors, business partners, technical professionals, teachers and representatives from professional organizations and higher education are invited to join us for networking, professional development, and information on the Great Plains Girls Collaborative Project, which will serve North Dakota, South Dakota and parts of Minnesota. This initiative will provide mini-grants, professional development, and other free resources to project participants to help increase the participation of girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Join us to learn more about the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) model, how this initiative can help your program or organization, and to network with colleagues to identify collaboration opportunities.

This event is in collaboration with the STEMwise conference.  We will be hosting a number of sessions focused on stategies for engaging girls, fabfems, and others.

Registration is free, space is limited.

Tentative Evening Agenda:

6:30 - 6:50 Social / Networking

6:50 - Rich Rosen, Collaboration is not a Natural Act

7:30 - Introduction to the Great Plains Girls Collaborative

7:45 - Kristi Jean, Keynote Speaker

8:15 - Award Ceremony for NCWIT Aspiration Award Winners

8:45 - 10:00 Networking / Social

Appetizers provided by the Great Plains Girls Collaborative and a cash bar will be available for beverages during this evening event.

Washinton Pavilion Mary Sommervold Theater
STEMwise 2013 logo
Event contact
First Name: 
Carrie
Last Name: 
Leopold