GAN – SGB Committee Hosted Mini-Conference at Temple University

GIRLS ACTION NETWORK NEWS

Philadelphia, PA – The Girls Action Network SBG Committee hosted a mini-conference on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Temple University’s Ritter Annex, located at 1301 Cecil B Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA. Cost was $5 per student with breakfast-lunch included. The conference theme was “Unlocking Opportunities: Leadership, Education and Empowerment” emphasizing GAN’s core mission, which is the realization that greater steps needed to be taken to increase the number of: (i) students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (“STEM fields”); (ii) female students choosing occupations in these STEM fields; and (iii) workforce-ready graduates for the 21st century labor market who reflect a diversity of aptitudes and cultural perspectives, and who possess a personal foundation to contribute and lead in a global society. See full article for photos and additional details. (Photo: GAN Board Director, Stephanie Humphrey, with Conference Participants)

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