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STEM Leadership Experience

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The STEM Leadership Experience is an immersive, hands-on workshop for high school girls designed to teach STEM content while building relationships between high school students and STEM professionals. During this workshop, students are paired with professionals from STEM organizations for a hands-on lab activity. Mentors also answer student questions and share their personal stories about their career path, what their job is like, and how they came to work in STEM.

Students who participate in the event will receive a completion certificate and leave with connections that can help them along their career path!

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3:00 PM           Students Arrive: Icebreaker Bingo & Snacks

3:15 PM           STEM Panel Discussion

The event kicks off with a panel discussion featuring NSA volunteers at different stages of their career path, who will talk with students about their jobs and the rewards of working in STEM. Students will have an opportunity to ask real questions about job roles, salary, expectations, and what it’s like to work as a women in a STEM field. (both in person and also during the registration process).

3:45 PM           Hands-on Lab Activity: Who Are Your Friends? Activity Overview

In the Who Are Your Friends activity, students are members of the school’s cyber-defense team, will work to investigate a victim who claims his social media was hacked. You’ll work to investigate the evidence and see if there is any indication of a malicious attack.

4:45 PM           STEM Leadership Experience Certificate Presentation. Networking and snacks.

Parents are welcome to attend the certificate presentation ceremony and networking portion of the event.

5:00 PM           Event Concludes

This event will take place onboard the Mobile eXploration Lab (MXLab) in the parking lot of Old Mill High School. The MXLab is the country’s largest mobile STEM lab – the lab has been custom-designed by MdBio to expand new technology and laboratory science experiences and pique students’ interests in STEM learning and careers.

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February 22
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Old Mill High School
600 Patriot Ln
Millersville, MD 21108 United States
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