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This program is an effort to overcome a history of limited participation by women in careers involving the sciences and mathematics and is focused, therefore, on developing career interests among junior high girls.

Conference Goals:

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Increase young women's interest in mathematics and science.

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Foster awareness of career opportunities for women in mathematics and science related fields.

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Provide students an opportunity to meet and form personal contacts with women working in traditionally male occupations.

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Alleviate isolation of young women who are interested in science and mathematics.

Conference Schedule

  • 8:45-9:30 a.m.
  • Registration, NDSU Bentson-Bunker Fieldhouse (workshop materials will be distributed)
  • 9:30 a.m.
  • Welcome, announcements and release of registrants
  • 10 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
  • Two morning sessions (see workshop listing)
  • 12:15 p.m.
  • Lunch, NDSU Bentson-Bunker Fieldhouse
  • 12:50 p.m.
  • Announcements and release of registrants
  • 1:15-3:25 p.m.
  • Two afternoon sessions (see workshop listing)
  • 3:40 p.m.
  • Students may be picked up at NDSU Bentson-Bunker Fieldhouse

Panels / Workshops / Presentations

Workshop Leaders/Mentors

We would like to invite you to participate as a workshop leader in the 35th Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference for 7th-9th grade girls to be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

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Volunteers

Each year the Expanding Your Horizons program relies on student, faculty, staff, and community volunteers. Students volunteer to guide participants on campus and give directions to girls between sessions.

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