CA TECHNOLOGIES AND BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SILICON VALLEY HOST TECH GIRLS ROCK WORKSHOP IN SAN JOSE

Initiative Aims to Build Interest in STEM Learning Among Local Tweens and Teens


WHAT: Boys & Girls Clubs of America and CA Technologies will join together to host a Tech Girls Rock workshop at the Levin Clubhouse. The initiative aims to encourage girls to discover an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) focused educational opportunities and careers.

CA Technologies employees will give their time to serve as mentors for 100 tween and teen girls at the workshop. Following opening remarks, participants will break into rotation groups and take part in hands-on activities including computer coding, decoding cryptography problems and a STEM-focused scavenger hunt.

Participants will also highlight projects from the DIY STEM program that engaged Club youth in the “science of every day” including units focused on energy & electricity, engineering design, introductory aeronautics and robotics.

WHEN: July 21st,2016

9am-3pm

Session Breakdown

Scratch – Computer Coding

DIY STEM

STEM Scavenger Hunt

Career Panel

WHERE: 4955 Edenvale Drive

San Jose, CA 95111

WHO: Levin Clubhouse

CA Technologies

VISUALS: IT professionals working with tween and teen girls on technology activities and participating as mentors, panelists and group leaders throughout the day.

WHY: Tech Girls Rock evolved from a long-standing partnership between CA Technologies and Boys & Girls Clubs of America and incorporates two core CA Technologies focus areas: the advancement of STEM learning and women in IT. To date, more than 1,500 girls have participated in Tech Girls Rock workshops throughout the United States.

CONTACT: Sara Leutzinger, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

sleutzinger@bgca.org, 404-487-5624

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