Organizer. Girls Exploring Science and Technology. Duke University. 2016

Community Outreach

Co-initiated and led the planning team for the first-ever "Girls Exploring Science & Technology" event at the Duke Marine Lab, at which middle school girls attended hands-on STEM-related activities, met female scientists and engineers, and learned about STEM education and career opportunities. Handled volunteer sign-ups and girl registration, advertised and communicated with participants, organized event logistics, initiated planning meetings, and created and managed social media account. Over 100 middle school girls attended with an overwhelmingly positive response and expressed wishes for continuing the event in the future. Featured article in the county newspaper: http://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/article_7a8c83a6-fe9d-11e5-92ab-d3b8d3d020b5.html

Service Performed By

Role

  • Organizer

Date

  • 2016

Service or Event Name

  • Girls Exploring Science and Technology

Host Organization

  • Duke University

Location or Venue

  • Duke University Marine Lab

Geographic Region