Tracking Long Term Impacts of STEM for Girls | Twitter Chat

Tracking Long Term Impacts of STEM for Girls | Twitter Chat

The STEM Effect will be co-hosting a tweet chat with two special guest tweeters who have extensive experience working with girls in STEM and studying the long-term impacts of STEM programs. Dr. Linda Kekelis, Advisor STEM Next Opportunity Fund Dr. Dale McCreedy, Vice President of Audience and Community Engagement at the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring We will tackle questions such as: What programs support motivated girls to pursue STEM studies and careers? How can informal programs guide motivated girls to other formal/informal programs? How to Participate: Ask questions or share relevant information during the tweet chat by using the hashtag, #STEMEffect. Reply to comments and questions posted during the tweet chat to share your thoughts or ask follow-up questions. As the Founder and former CEO of Techbridge Girls, she made out-of-school STEM programs, role models, and family engagement vital elements of her work and research. Linda advises organizations and programs including the National Academy of Engineering’s EngineerGirl on empowering girls in STEM. Linda has a master’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Southern California and a doctorate in Special Education from the University of California, Berkeley. The STEM Effect project is a collaboration between the Intrepid Museum, the Education Development Center, and the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP), funded by the National Science Foundation. The STEM Effect project aims to gain a better understanding of the long-term impacts of STEM programs for middle- and high-school age girls.

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Join the STEM Effect team for a Twitter chat on January 16th at 2pm EST to discuss challenges of, and promising practices for, assessing medium and long-term outcomes of informal STEM programs for middle and high-school aged girls.

The STEM Effect will be co-hosting a tweet chat with two special guest tweeters who have extensive experience working with girls in STEM and studying the long-term impacts of STEM programs.

  • Dr. Linda Kekelis, Advisor STEM Next Opportunity Fund
  • Dr. Dale McCreedy, Vice President of Audience and Community Engagement
    at the Discovery
    Center at Murfree Spring

We will tackle questions such as:

  1. What programs support motivated girls to pursue STEM studies and careers?
  2. How can informal programs guide motivated girls to other formal/informal
    programs?

How to Participate:

  1. Ask questions or share relevant information during the tweet chat by using the hashtag, #STEMEffect.
  2. Reply to comments and questions posted during the tweet chat to share your thoughts or ask follow-up questions.
  3. Retweet what you’d like to share with your followers.

Guest Tweeters:

Dr. Linda Kekelis

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