CA Technologies and Boys & Girls Club – Loveland Unit host Tech Girls Rock Workshop in Loveland Initiative Aims to Build Interest in STEM Learning Among Local Tweens and Teens The Boys & Girls Clubs of America and CA Technologies will join together to host a free Tech Girls Rock workshop at Boys & Girls Club – Loveland Unit on March 17. This initiative aims to encourage girls to discover an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) focused educational opportunities and careers.
This free event will take place at the Loveland Unit located at 2500 East 1st Street in Loveland from 9a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All girls’ ages 10 – 18 years of age are invited to register. Complimentary breakfast, snack and lunch are provided throughout the day.
CA Technologies employees will give their time to serve as mentors for over 100 tween and teen girls at the workshop. CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments. 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 and electricity, engineering design, introductory aeronautics and robotics.
The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics report that women make up 58 percent of the U.S. workforce, but only 25 percent of the computing workforce. Since this initiate kicked off, Tech Girls Rock workshops have reached more than 1,500 tween and teen girls across the country. Help us reach
even more by registering your tween or teen girl today!
To register, visit techgirlsrock.eventbrite.com.
For questions, please call (970) 372-2299.
Since 1986, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (BGCLC) has been at the forefront of youth development, working with young people from disadvantaged economic, social, and family circumstances in Loveland and Fort Collins, since 1994 in Wellington, and since 2014 in Estes Park through a summer program. BGCLC currently serves over 3,500 youth in Larimer County each year. For more information about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County and our programs, please call 970-223-1709 or visit www.BeGreatLarimer.org.
Contact: Laura Smith, Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County Marketing Specialist, 970-223-1709, email@example.com
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