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Thursday, August 20 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Busting The Myth - Why Girls Don't Participate In Stem and How to Cruise Ahead — Supported by Northeastern University

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In this session we will be highlighting the experiences of  girls and non-binary folx in STEM. We already know the “myth” exists. What is the current landscape for girls in STEM, and what can individuals do to advocate for girls in STEM. Where does this stereotype come from? How can we work to combat this?Moreover what can parents do to help their kids bust this myth.

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Juan Lozano

TitleInstructional Specialist - CTE, Highline Public Schools
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Cathi Rodgveller

CEO and Founder, IGNITE Worldwide
IGNITE’s mission is to create opportunities to spark girls’ excitement about technology careers and inspire them to new possibilities. IGNITE lights them up. Girls in grades 6-12 from all backgrounds interact with professional women in technology careers during the school day... Read More →
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Ashley Armand

Academic Advisor, NEU
Ashley Armand is an Academic Advisor at the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University for the Masters in Computer Science-Align Program. Before joining Northeastern, Ashley had over 5+ years in the nonprofit sector working predominately in Immigration Policy and... Read More →

Callista Chen

Senior Director, Programs, Reboot Representation

Thursday August 20, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm PDT