Removing Barriers for Girls to Enter STEM Pathways in a
Dynamic World: Challenges During COVID-19 Times
Join us as we discuss pandemic rethinking of an
in-depth, in-person program led by university students engaging diverse
upper-elementary girls in a STEM pathway, and opportunities for participating
Takeaways: 1) Critical role the community advisory panel played in informing, guiding, and advocating for their audiences during the pandemic
2) Student mentors have a powerful impact on the direction and depth of programming, including nurturing interests and role modeling with the next generation of scientists.
3) Key aspects of connecting young, diverse girls to the STEM pathway.
Gianna Sullivan (University of Colorado Museum of Natural History: Boulder, CO), Lina Perez Angel (University of Colorado Boulder: Boulder, CO), Rachel Fox Freeman (University of Colorado Boulder: Boulder, CO)