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Girls Action Network salutes 2018 GAN Scholars

New York, NY –Girls Action Network, Inc. is pleased to announce and salute its 2018 GAN Scholars as new cohorts to the GAN Summer Scholastic Enrichment Program (SSEP): Nicole Anyanwu (Beltsville, MD), Pamela Bayrak (Bronx, New York), Sierra Branch (Warner Robbins, GA), Carjae Duncombe (Miami, Florida) and Maliyah Lyder (Macon, Georgia). GAN Scholars Sierra Branch, Carjae Duncombe and Maliyah Lyder were selected to attend the Wesleyan College Spectacles Summer Program. The Spectacles program is a math and science camp for middle-school girls held at Wesleyan…
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Call for Applicants: 2018 Wesleyan Spectacles Math & Science Camp for Girls

As part of the GAN Summer Scholarship Enrichment Program (SSEP), the Wesleyan Spectacles Math & Science Camp for Girls, an academic program of the Duke University Talent Identification Program, provides opportunities to deserving rising seventh, eighth, and ninth grade girls from underserved communities, allowing them to experience engineering, mathematics, computers, science and learning through comprehensive, one-week summer program located at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. PROGRAM DATES: June 24 - 30, 2018. In addition to the application submitted to Wesleyan, GAN scholarship applicants must complete…
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Call for Applicants: 2018 GAN Summer Scholarship Enrichment Program (SSEP) – Smith Science and Engineering Summer Program

As part of the GAN Summer Scholarship Enrichment Program (SSEP), the Smith Science and Engineering Summer program provides opportunities to deserving young women from underserved communities, allowing them to experience engineering, mathematics, computers, science and learning through a comprehensive, one-month summer program located at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. PROGRAM DATES: July 8 - August 4, 2018. The initial application process includes the following components: Students must complete the Smith application at and Students must note "Girls' Action Network" in their application in the…
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Call for Applicants: 2017 AFS Finland- US Future Leaders Scholarship

Spend six weeks in Finland with a host family and get to know Finnish culture! Scholarship recipients will embark on exciting activities that will strengthen leadership skills and inspire civic and global responsibility. Program Dates: June 28th to August 9th, 2017 Application Deadline: February 18, 2017. Contact Amanda Dennen for more information 1-800-876-2376 ext. 3310. Application information and guidelines available at . AFS-USA is proud to partner with organizations to realize a common goal of ensuring all have access to educational opportunities, no matter their…
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Girls Action Network Salutes 2017 GAN Scholars

New York, NY – Girls Action Network, Inc. is pleased to announce and salute its 2017 GAN Scholars as new cohorts to the GAN Summer Scholastic Enrichment Program (SSEP): Kelcie Schliefer (Jamaica, New York), Ava Patino (New York, New York) and Jamiah Tolbert (Macon, Georgia). The scholarship funding for the 2017 GAN Scholars was made possible by Girls Action Network, Inc., Smith College and Wesleyan College. GAN is a grassroots organization focused on social transformation to educate and empower girls ages 11 and up, with…
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Call for Applicants: 2017 Wesleyan Spectacles Math & Science Camp for Girls

As part of the GAN Summer Scholarship Enrichment Program (SSEP), the Wesleyan Spectacles Math & Science Camp for Girls, an academic program of the Duke University Talent Identification Program, provides opportunities to deserving rising seventh, eighth, and ninth grade girls from underserved communities, allowing them to experience engineering, mathematics, computers, science and learning through comprehensive, one-week summer program located at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. PROGRAM DATES: July 9-15, 2017. In addition to the application submitted to Wesleyan, GAN scholarship applicants must complete and submit…
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Call for Applicants: 2017 GAN Summer Scholarship Enrichment Program (SSEP) – Smith Science and Engineering Summer Program

As part of the GAN Summer Scholarship Enrichment Program (SSEP), the Smith Science and Engineering Summer program provides opportunities to deserving young women from underserved communities, allowing them to experience engineering, mathematics, computers, science and learning through a comprehensive, one-month summer program located at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. PROGRAM DATES: July 9 - August 5, 2017. The initial application process includes the following components: (1) Students must complete the Smith application at and Students must note "Girls' Action Network" in their application in…
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The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) publishes 2017 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering report #STEM

The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) announced the release of the 2017 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering (WMPD) report, the federal government's most comprehensive look at the participation of these three demographic groups in science and engineering education and employment. View article
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Girls Action Network Salutes 2016 GAN Scholars

New York, NY - Girls Action Network, Inc. is pleased to announce and salute its 2016 GAN Scholars as new cohorts to the GAN Summer Scholastic Enrichment Program (SSEP): Isabel Santiuste (Bronx, New York), Erica Fuller (Gray, Georgia) and Hailey Jefferson (Suwanee, Georgia). GAN Scholars Fuller and Jefferson were selected to attend the Wesleyan College Spectacles Summer Program. The Spectacles program is a math and science camp for middle-school girls sponsored by Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. GAN Scholar Santiuste was selected to attend the…
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Girls Action Network Salutes 2015 GAN Scholars

New York, NY - Girls Action Network, Inc. is pleased to announce and salute its 2015 GAN Scholars as new cohorts to the GAN Summer Scholastic Enrichment Program (SSEP): Wan Yi (Kelly) Mei (New York, New York), Kira Miller (Macon, Georgia) and Allise Paredes (Avenel, New Jersey). GAN Scholars Miller and Paredes were selected to attend the Wesleyan College Spectacles Summer Program. The Spectacles program is a math and science camp for middle-school girls sponsored by Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. Wesleyan finds that, "Middle…
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