There are two STEM Opportunities coming up! If you are interested, act soon.
STEM For Her series during SAS February 1, February 8, March 1, March 8
Signups are now open. Read below and reserve your spot.
Expanding Your Horizons Field Trip Tuesday, March 20 7:20 AM - 1:45 PM
Signups will open the week of February 5; watch your email for announcements. Preliminary information below.
STEM for Her 2018 February 1 - March 8
sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/k8fwmS7jYiBkFAn03
The annual series runs four Thursdays between February 1 to March 8 (no sessions 2/15 or 2/22). All sessions are during SAS in the Career Center. This year, signups are strongly recommended to reserve your spot but not strictly required. If you sign up, please come to three sessions so that we have consistent attendance. Students who sign up will receive reminders of the events.
All students present for a session will be asked to sign in, and that roster will be submitted to the Attendance Office.
Please note that while the event is targeted to women, we are not going to limit it to only women.
2018 STEM for Her Lineup
All speakers this year are in professions that bridge STEM and the social sciences.
This year's series is once again brought to you by Gayna Williams, who runs STEM4Her.
Find the Shorewood Schedule on http://stem4her.weebly.com/2018-shorewood-schedule.html and explore the website for additional resources and information.
Shelley Krasnick, Director of Customer Research & Insight @Nordstrom.
Shelley started her career in market research at the New York Times. She has since worked in the field of market research working for companies such as Coca-Cola, Microsoft and Nordstrom. She uses research to drive key business decisions. She is interested in how customers engage with companies - how they think about products sold, the environment they are sold in, the marketing material they respond to, and the overall buying experience. Shelley has a BA in Psychology and Music and an MBA (Masters in Business Administration)
Tami Tolpa, Medical Illustrator @Tolpa Studios
Tami has a BA in Studio Arts and BA in Environmental Studies, and a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in medical illustration. She grew up in upstate New York, and then spent several years working in San Francisco at medical startups and medical education companies. When she moved to Seattle she started her own Medical Illustration company, and now works for clients worldwide. Check out an interview with Tami.
Claire Martini, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator @Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust
Claire manages the volunteer program at Greenway Trust. She is responsible for cultivating strategic partnerships through community engagement and outreach. Prior to joining the Greenway Trust, Claire has also worked for the Grand Canyon Trust (2014-2017). She got hooked on stewardship after working on citizen science projects, springs restoration, and wildlife habitat connectivity in the southwest, and later found a knack for community organizing as she helped grow a movement of climate justice activists called Uplift Climate. Claire is passionate about empowering young people to lead conservation of public lands. She holds a B.A. in Geology from Whitman College.
Jessica Cohen, Director of Ethics (Public Health Projects) @Path
Jessica has over 15 years experience with international health research. She has worked on projects to worked on projects to develop and adapt reproductive health and HIV prevention technologies with partners in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia and the US. She has a BA in cultural anthropology, and a Masters degree in public health. Today she works at the Path organization and is responsible for making sure their research and programs adhere to high ethical standards.
Expanding Your Horizons Field Trip March 20, 2018
EYH is a national conference that encourages girls in grades 8-12 to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. See Expanding Your Horizons Conference at Edmonds Community College. There will be a main speaker, and students will be able to attend three workshops on various subjects.
Anticipated EYH schedule:
7:20 AM Meet bus at Shorewood
8:00 AM - 1:15 PM Conference, including three workshops. You will be asked for your preferences.
1:35 PM Arrive back at Shorewood
After I receive more particulars from Edmonds Community College in early February, signups will open. Watch your email for announcements the week of February 5. There will be 45 spots available, and it will be first come, first on the list!
We will be seeking two adult volunteers to accompany us. If you are interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers will be required to fill out a State Patrol Background Check form in advance of the field trip. We appreciate your assistance.
College & Career Readiness Coordinator
Shorewood High School
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Shorewood High School College & Career Center