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WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

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100 Middle School Girls Attend GE Hitachi STEM Event at the Watson College

Sunday, April 03, 2016

About 100 middle school students participated in GE Hitachi's eighth annual Girls in Technology Summit held at the Watson College of Education on March 29.

During the event, girls worked in teams to find creative solutions to real-world engineering problems.

The event is designed to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers by bringing them together with women who work in those fields and showing students that math, science and engineering can be fun.

The summit was featured on WWAY News Channel 3 on March 29. View the story at http://www.wwaytv3.com/2016/03/29/annual-summit-shows-girls-stem-jobs-are-not-just-for-the-boys.