Women in STEM

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Empowering young women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Fostering confidence and inspiration.

37th Annual Women in STEM Program

April 22, 2021, Earth Day

FREE Virtual Field Trip

This event is geared toward girls in grades 6, 7, & 8 who will be exposed to careers in the STEM fields through hands-on activities when they visit BGSU virtually to participate in live and engaging sessions.

The goals for this event are to:
  • Offer a highly engaging and interactive experience for students
  • Expand students' awareness of potential STEM career paths
  • Elevate excitement and confidence in female students for pursuing STEM courses/careers
This year's keynote speaker will be Mary Kay Carson!

Mary Kay, a local/Ohioan author with a specific interest in highlighting STEM topics and careers, is a nonfiction children’s book author who has authored more than fifty books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and other science and history topics.

To learn more, please see her website at https://www.marykaycarson.com/

Registration for this 2021 event is now OPEN and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please click on the link below to register students.



Each school is limited to 20 students.

Please register by April 10, 2021.


2021 Schedule:

8:15-9:15 - Keynote Presentation - All attendees together
9:30-10:15 - Time Block A - 10 concurrent sessions
10:30-11:15 - Time Block B - 10 concurrent sessions
11:30-12:00 - Lunch Break
12:15-1:00 - Time Block C - 10 concurrent sessions
1:15-2:00 - Time Block D - 10 concurrent sessions

Contact Jenna Pollock at jpolloc@bgsu.edu with any questions!

All who wish to attend Women in STEM are welcome regardless of their gender.

This year's event is Co-hosted with Washington Local Schools


Sponsored in Part by:
BGSU Arts & Sciences
Perrysburg Rotary Club Logo

Event organizers would like to acknowledge the generosity of Brian’73 and Dottie’72 Linn through the Ellen J. Blackwell Curriculum Resource Center Support Fund.