On March 21, Triton College hosted their Tech Savvy event for more than 160 local girls. The event invited girls fromĀ grades 6-9 to learn more about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics. Guest speakers led discussions about technology and careers. The girls participated in hands-on workshops, dealing with topics and technologies including: 3D printing, creating bird toys, DNA, chemistry, as well as public speaking, stress management and self-esteem. Parents and teachers also learned about how to best encourage STEM.

Click here to read the full article about the event, which includes some great quotes from participants, in the Chicago Tribune.


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