On Saturday, March 1st, 500 high school girls and their parents and educators will participate in interactive workshops, discussions and demonstrations with the goal of igniting interest in STEM fields, particularly engineering.
At the University of Maryland, efforts like the WIE DREAM Conference targeted to girls are having a real impact. An unprecedented 29 percent of the A. James Clark School of Engineering’s fall 2013 first-year students are women. The Clark School aims to send a clear message to prospective engineering students that engineering is not only an exciting career, but one that is critical for improving lives and the world around us. To that end, our conference encourages participants to be inquisitive, to hone problem-solving skills and to invent solutions for real-world problems. The WIE DREAM Conference is a tremendous opportunity to impact hundreds of students and adults at the same time by providing a powerful impetus for young women to pursue engineering.
This Event is For: Public • Campus • Clark School • All Students • Graduate • Undergraduate • Prospective Students • K-12 • Faculty • Staff • Post-Docs • Alumni • Employers • Corporate • Donors • Press • Parents and Family