TechSavvy

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The one and only Illinois Tech Savvy is sponsored by our branch and took place on March 25, 2017 at Triton College.

Tech Savvy is a daylong science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career conference designed to attract girls in sixth-ninth grade to these fields and to inform families about STEM education and careers.  Although the program focuses on exciting girls about STEM, Tech Savvy also includes an important program for parents. This component encourages families to reinforce the girls’ interest in STEM.

Tech Savvy in your local news!

2017 Key Note Speaker Joslyn Matt.

Joslyn attended Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, and graduated from UIC in 2015 in Computer Science, she is now a Business Analyst at Vail Systems. When she was young, she wanted to be a dancer and she still dances.

A peek into the workshops:

Workshop leaders:

First row:  Rollercoaster Physics, 3D Printing, It’s Electric

Second row:  Weather, Robotics



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Girls at the workshops:

Fun with Public Speaking video

First row:  Paleontology

Second row:  It’s Electric and Architecture

Third row:  Architecture

 

Thank you to the MANY volunteers who made this day happen!

Co-Chairs