Texas Women and Girls in STEM Summit 

Friday, December 7, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Engineering Education & Research Center
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

Join the Texas Girls Collaborative Project for our 2nd Annual Texas Women and Girls in STEM Summit designed to share best practices, connect organizations and individuals, and showcase outstanding efforts to increase the number of girls in STEM and support the retention of women in STEM careers.  STEM professionals and all who are engaged in education, outreach, recruitment, and/or retention of women and girls in STEM are invited to join in.

This event is hosted during Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), held in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906), and is one of the many events or programs joining in the Greater Austin STEM Ecosystem's CSEdWeek amplification.

Thanks to the corporate partners for supporting the Texas Women and Girls in STEM Summit.

  • Summit Lead Sponsor: Emerson

  • Summit Supporter: Cirrus Logic

Registration:

  • Cost is $75 and includes parking validation, breakfast and lunch. Accepted presenters will receive a discounted registration rate. Register online by Wednesday, December 5.

  • Presenters will be offered a $30 discounted registration fee.

  • Limited registration scholarships are available. Inquire via email.

Corporate Partnerships: Contact Tricia Berry at triciaberry@txgcp.org for information on how to support the Texas Women and Girls in STEM Summit or check out the sponsorship opportunities overview.

Social Media: Find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @TXGCP. We'll use hashtag #TXGCPSummit for the event. 

Agenda:

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Check-in, Networking, Breakfast Tacos & Coffee

  • 9:15 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Welcome, Stand Up for STEM Awards, Power of Mentors Panel

  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Breakout Sessions 1

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Breakout Sessions 2

  • 12:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch, Networking, Meet Ups & Resource Sharing, Self-Guided Tours

  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Breakout Sessions 3

  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Breakout Sessions 4

  • 3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closing Reception, Networking, Resource Sharing

See the Texas Women and Girls in STEM Summit 2017 webpage for past presentations.