At the conference, the young women will attend two hands-on workshops, career discussions, and career fair exhibits. Workshops on a variety of topics are available, with subjects ranging from marine biology to electrochemistry. Special activities include a career and museum fair, and panel discussions with women who use math and science in their careers.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Kim Mulvihill, a physician on KRON's "Healthbeat" team. She will speak at 8:30 a.m. for schedule 1 students and at 10:30 a.m. for schedule 2. In addition, former astronaut Tamara Jernigan, who now works at Livermore Lab, will close the conference. Who: Six hundred girls in grades 6-12 are registered to attend the 23rd annual Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Technology Conference entitled "Taking Care of Your Future." When: Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Pacific Bell Administrative Center at 2600 Camino Ramon in the Bishop Ranch Business Park in San Ramon. (Nearest cross streets are Executive Parkway and Camino Ramon.) NOTE
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