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Long Beach State Engineering Students Encourage Young Women to Pursue STEM Careers

Published November 8, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WHAT:
The Long Beach State University section of the Society of Women Engineers will welcome about 200 students from local high schools to learn more about career opportunities in engineering and other STEM fields. Scheduled workshops include activities during which participants will learn about energy conversion by building a battery with common fruits, use 3D printing technology to craft a keychain, and build a basic circuit.

Jill C. Anderson, vice president of customer programs and services for Southern California Edison, will provide the day’s keynote address.

WHEN:
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9

Jill C. Anderson’s remarks are scheduled to begin at 9:25 a.m.

Workshops are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., and again at 11:10 a.m.

WHERE:
Vivian Engineering Center Quad
Long Beach State University
1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach 90840

WHY:
The College of Engineering and affiliated organizations are committed to helping young women succeed in STEM fields.

NOTES:
Students from the following high schools are expected to participate

  • Artesia High School
  • Cabrillo High School - Long Beach
  • Environmental Charter High School - Lawndale
  • Lakewood High School
  • Paramount High School
  • Sato Academy of Mathematics and Science - Long Beach

 

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