Girl Power at Imagination Station
February 8, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm| $20
Are you interested in a career using science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)?
Would you like to learn more about emerging careers in these fields?
Then this fun-filled day of learning is sure to inspire you to become our next generation of science, technology, engineering, and math career women.
The full-day program consists of interactive workshops and fun opportunities to meet leading women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) areas of expertise.
During the day, you can expect:
To experience an inspirational keynote speech by a local female leader in a STEM field
Meet successful women working as experts in STEM fields, and work directly with them in hands-on career-specific workshops and activities
Expand knowledge of STEM industries and emerging career paths
— What is Girl Power? —
Since 2014, we have hosted this exciting day of exploration for girls. This extraordinary annual event offers young ladies in grades 3 – 8 the opportunity to meet women in the STEM fields and learn more about available careers in STEM fields.
Attendees hear from an inspiring keynote speaker, experience a question and answer session with a panel of STEM professionals, watch a special EXTREME demonstration from Imagination Station, participate in hands-on activities prepared by STEM professionals and explore the science center.
— Speakers and Activities —
2020 Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Sandrine Mubenga, PhD, PE, Electrical Engineer
Dr. Mubenga is a highly skilled electrical engineer, with research areas in battery management systems, electric vehicles, and renewable energy systems. She is the founder of the STEM DRC Initiative, a nonprofit organization that aims to encourage Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Dr. Mubenga is also the founder and CEO of SMIN Power Group, a solar developer with offices in the USA and Democratic Republic of the Congo. In 2017, she was the Winner of Africa’s Most Influential Women Award in Engineering and Manufacturing by CEO Magazine.
Meet more incredible women in STEM:
Sara Floyd, Principal Analytical Instrumentation Specialist, O-I: Glass Is Life
Kelly Heidbreder, Meteorologist, WTOL NEWS 11
Jessica Hyde, Landscape Architect, The Collaborative
Karen Karl, Senior Estimating Engineer, The Lathrop Company
Dr. Angelica Vazquez-Ortega, Assistant Professor, Bowling Green State University
Learn and experiment with fun activities like:
And so much more!
Members: $20 for participants; $10 for chaperones
Non-Members: $25 for participants; $15 for chaperones
Participant pricing includes: Hands-on morning workshops with STEM professionals, lunch, keynote speaker, admission to the science center after lunch with special activities throughout the building and more!
Chaperone pricing includes*: A day at Imagination Station with your participant and lunch.
*At least one chaperone must accompany a participant to Girl Power. One chaperone may accompany up to seven participants.