2018 Keynote GIRL Inspirer, June 19th, 9-10am
Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President of Business Development, Microsoft
Peggy Johnson is Microsoft’s Executive VP of Business Development and was named the #1 Most Powerful Female Engineer of 2017 by Business Insider. On June 19th, Peggy will share her experience on how to become a powerful woman in STEM and answer questions from GIRL campers. She will inspire all GIRL camp participants in pursuing a STEM related secondary education and career.
The 1-week C-STEM GIRL Camps motivate girls in middle school through peer mentoring by female college and high school students to learn leadership and STEM concepts through a fun and exciting robotics-based curriculum.
The 1-week C-STEM GIRL+ Camps motivate girls in high school through peer mentoring by female college students to learn leadership and STEM concepts through a fun and exciting physical computing with Arduino and robotics curriculum.
All GIRL and GIRL+ Camps in different regions are funded by various sponsors and attendance is FREE for camp participants. Camp participants are eligible for Girl’s Leadership Award.
C-STEM is a UC Approved Educational Preparation Program for Undergraduate Admission for both K-12 and Community College students to all UC campuses. Participation in these GIRL and GIRL+ camps, and Girl’s Leadership Award are recognized in the UC admissions process as achievements that have explicitly prepared students for college and career. New undergraduate applicants in UC on-line application can select C-STEM as a UC Approved Educational Preparation Program to include their participation in GIRL/GIRL+ Camps.