Expanding Your Horizons
"Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a conference for girls in middle school (Grades 6-8). This day-long event will include hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). At the conference, girls will get a chance to meet STEM role models and learn more about careers in those fields. The ultimate goal is to motivate girls to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st Century challenges." Click here to learn more about Expanding Your Horizons!
For 2015, AWIS-ND supported organizers and volunteers to the event.
For 2016, AWIS-ND will be supporting workshops. In the past, the workshops were on how fruit flys evolve and the dangers of sharing your information on social media.
Date: February 4th, 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: St. Joseph County
AWIS-ND volunteers at the Science Alive Event hosted by the St. Joseph Public Library. Since 2013, AWIS-ND organizes hands-on activities such as making bird feeders, fossil excavating, locating where artifacts originated in the world, and science experiments kids can do at home.
A program that connects graduate women in STEM with undergraduate women in STEM to provide support for the undergraduate women throughout their academic and professional experiences. Click Here to learn more!
Pi Day 5K
In 2015 and 2016, AWIS-ND with Society of Schmitt Fellows raised $4,300 for the Boys and Girls Club - Harrison Primary Girls on the Run Programs! Thank you to all our members who volunteered at our event!
ND Pi Day 5K Website
You Be the Chemist
You Be the Chemist is an interactive academic contest that encourages 5th-8th grade students to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world applications. AWIS-ND partners with the Chemistry Graduate Student Organization to host the event in the St. Joseph County.