Registration opens Aug. 1 for annual San Joaquin ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference

July 27, 2017
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Registration opens Aug. 1 for the 25th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons Conference, scheduled for Sat., Sept. 23, at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. (Download Image)

Registration opens Aug. 1 for annual San Joaquin ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference

Carenda L Martin, martin59@llnl.gov, 925-424-4715

Registration opens Aug. 1 for the 25th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) Conference, scheduled for Sat., Sept. 23, at the University of the Pacific in Stockton.

SJEYH is a popular daylong event, serving young women in grades 6-12, designed to increase interest in and foster awareness of careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Attendees participate in three hands-on workshops at the conference, providing opportunities to meet and interact with positive role models who are actively engaged in STEM-related careers. The conference is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with check-in starting at 8:15 a.m. The $15 registration fee includes a T-shirt, lunch, SJEYH giveaways and chances to win door prizes. Space is limited to the first 550 registrants.

Volunteers/chaperones are needed. For more information about the conference, to volunteer and to register online, go to the web. Volunteers/chaperones will receive breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt.

For specific questions, send an info [at] sjeyh.org (email) or call (209) 946-3239.

Local organizations or businesses interested in donating or participating may contact the San Joaquin EYH by info [at] sjeyh.org (email).The San Joaquin EYH conference is co-sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories/California and the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science.

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