Women in STEM

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


36th Annual
Women in STEM Program
October 29, 2020

Girls in grades 6, 7, and 8 will be exposed to careers in the STEM fields through hands-on activities when they visit BGSU for our annual Women in STEM program.


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, whose written more than fifty books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and other science and history topics.

To learn more , check out her website at: http://www.marykaycarson.com/


2019 Schedule:

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. – Schools Check-In
9:00 - 9:05 a.m. – Welcome
9:05 - 9:45 a.m. – Keynote Presentation
9:55 - 10:40 a.m. – Session 1
10:50 - 11:35 a.m. – Session 2/Lunch A
11:45 - 12:30 p.m. – Session 3/Lunch B
12:40 - 1:25 p.m. – Session 4
1:35 - 2:00 p.m. – Closing Activities
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. –  Adjournment and Departure

Fee: (includes lunch)

  • Students - $30
  • Adults - $30


  • Groups need to arrive by 8:30 am.
  • Each school is limited to 20 students.
  • Each group of students must be accompanied by a teacher or parent throughout the day (one adult per 10 students is recommended). No more than 4 adults per school.
  • Adults and chaperones need to register and attend all sessions with students.
  • Campus maps, parking permits, and additional information will be sent to the registered adults from each school.

Please note: There may be reptiles, including snakes at the hands-on activities.

Payment Information:

You can mail a check or purchase order (made payable to BGSU) to the following address:

NWO Women in STEM
304 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Contact us at NWO@bgsu.edu with any questions!

Click here to see photos from previous years!

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