Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)
Redwood City, CA
Latinas in STEM2 To Achieve Success (LISTAS) will be hosting their inaugural conference at Cañada College in Redwood City this April 26, 2014. The LISTAS Conference is a 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.
The purpose of the #LISTAS2014 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
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Cañada College, 4200 Farm Hill Boulevard, Redwood City, CA
Cost: Free!!! Donations welcomed.
Workshops and Presentations: Workshops and presentations will be available in English and Spanish based on need.
Confirmed Key Note Speakers
· Alicia Aguirre, Redwood City’s First Latina Mayor
· Laura Gomez, Head of Localization and International Product, Jawbone
· Isaura Gaeta, Director, Intel Corporation
For more information visit us at www.listas.org email us at email@example.com.
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Latinas in STEM² To Achieve Success (LISTAS)
LISTAS works to increase the number of Latinas in STEM2 and Management fields by creating a pipeline of Latina role models that will empower and motivate young Latinas to join the professional ranks while being agents of change in their community.