LISTAS will be hosting their third annual conference at Cañada College in Redwood City this April 22nd, 2017. The LISTAS Conference is a STEM driven, motivational career and educational conference for Bay Area Latina middle/high school students and their parents. It will introduce young Latinas to science, technology, engineering, math and management (STEM2) careers, conduct hands-on STEM2 workshops, and expose them to dozens of thriving Bay Area Latina professionals.
Tendremos talleres para los padres de familia en español sobre como apoyar sus hijos en el proceso de inscripción a la universidad y ayuda financiera. (We will have workshops for the parents on college admissions and financial aid for the parents in Spanish).
The purpose of the Conference is to
- To encourage and motivate young Latina women and their families to pursue careers in historically underrepresented fields
- To connect young Latina women and their families with professional Latina role models in various STEM2 fields and who are active in their community
- To create awareness of local thriving companies and high skilled jobs as well as key resources in the community
Workshops and presentations for parents will be available in English and Spanish based on need.
For more information visit www.listas.org.