Texas Women and Girls in STEM Summit 

Friday, December 6, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Engineering Education & Research Center
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

Join the Texas Girls Collaborative Project for our 3rd 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 Supporters include Abbott Women in STEM and Cirrus Logic. Corporate partnership opportunities available.

Registration is OPEN:

  • Registration fee is $80 and includes parking validation, breakfast and lunch. Register online by Wednesday, December 4.

  • Accepted presenters will receive a discounted registration rate of $40.

  • Limited registration scholarships are available. Inquire via email.

  • Please also note that this is not an event designed for minors. Any minor presenting or in attendance must be chaperoned by a participating adult at all times.

Special STEM Professional Development Event on Saturday, December 7th: The University of Texas at Austin K12 STEM Collaborative, a group of programs, centers, and groups across campus engaged in STEM outreach and education, is hosting a UT STEM Professional Development Day on Saturday, December 7th. Additional information will be available with the Summit registration in September. The day will include 6 hours of professional development workshops (1 hour, 3 hour and 6 hour workshops on various STEM topics). Registration fee will be $40 and includes parking validation, breakfast and lunch. Registration will open in September.

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. 


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, Lightning Talks

10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Breakout Session 1

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Breakout Session 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 Session 3

2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Breakout Session 4

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Breakout Session 5

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closing Reception, Networking, Resource Sharing