WHO: More than 300 girls in grades 6-9 will gather to meet scientists and engineers and explore careers in math and science at the 38th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizon’s Conference.
WHAT: The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an annual event geared to increase interest and foster awareness of careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and to provide opportunities to meet and interact with positive role models who are actively engaged in STEM-related careers. This year’s theme is "#ilooklikeanengineer." At the conference, girls will participate in two hands-on workshops, a special group activity, eat lunch with the presenters and attend a career fair/science expo.
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: Las Positas College Gymnasium, 3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore.
NOTE: For more information on the conference, go to the Web. The conference is sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, Sandia National Laboratories/California, Las Positas College and the American Association of University Women. Media inquiries should be directed to Carrie Martin at (925) 424-4175.
martin59 [at] llnl.gov