SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –(ENEWSPF)—May 26, 2017. MakerGirl is a non-profit start-up founded by students at the University of Illinois in Champaign. They inspire elementary girls to be active in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) through 3D printing sessions. Women are underrepresented in STEAM and girls tend to lose interest in STEAM fields around middle school. The MakerGirl program sparks curiosity at an early age by providing an environment for girls to learn, create, experiment, and engage themselves in STEAM activities.
MakerGirl is traveling across the Midwest to host 3D printing sessions for girls between the ages of 7-10 to learn more about STEAM, cutting edge technology, and much more. These sessions teach young girls 3D printing, while also teaching them about women leaders in STEAM fields, innovative companies, cutting edge technology, and much more. We want your MakerGirl to come to our session and depart wanting to actively participate in any and all parts of STEAM!
Monday, July 3rd, 2017
Session 1: 9:00am – 11:30am
Session 2: 1:00pm – 3:30pm
South Suburban College
Oak Forest Campus (Rm. 5310)
16333 Kilbourne St.
Oak Forest, IL 6045
Registration: Tickets are FREE. Please register at: http://bit.ly/makergirl-ssc or contact [email protected] For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at 708-210-5718.
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