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WiSE – Flexing Your Power as a Role Model – August 1

The diverse interests, backgrounds and motivations of women in science and engineering are the key to breaking stereotypes and showing girls that making discoveries and solving problems are pursuits they can own. If she can see it, she can be it! Please join Chris Beimborn, STEM outreach specialist for UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science, and the high school girls of UW-Milwaukee EnQuest for some firsthand role modeling experiences.

Instructor

Chris Beimborn

Chris Beimborn

Chris Beimborn, STEM-outreach specialist for the UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science, coordinates the UW-Milwaukee EnQuest program. EnQuest, or Engineering Quest, is an all-girl, project-based engineering summer camp for high school students. Participants gain skills, spend time in engineering ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Consider the impacts of role models on the next generation of women scientists and engineers
  • Explore questions that STEM-focused girls have about their futures
  • Learn direct actions to break patterns and inspire women to pursue science and engineering
  • Discover strategies to encourage a challenge-embracing growth mindset within yourself and others

Dates and locations to be announced.

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