Watson Chronicle

WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Programs for P-12 Students

GE Hitachi Hosts Girls in Technology Event at WCE

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

About 100 middle school students from New Hanover and Pender Counties participated in GE Hitachi'’s annual Girls in Technology summit held at the Watson College on March 24.

During the event, girls learned from GE Hitachi employees and participated in hands-on engineering activities.

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 science, technology, engineering and math can be fun.

The Girls in Technology event was featured on “WWAY News.