March 16, 2016

Inspiring Women Receive Free STEM-Related Training through OC STEM Partnership

Through collaboration with multiple local partners, the Orange County STEM Initiative (OC STEM) developed and implemented the Women Advancing Through Technology (WATT) program. The pilot was designed as a five-week AutoCAD class for 20 female residents from Jamboree’s affordable housing communities in Orange County and was created in hopes to begin addressing the shortage of women in STEM fields to a greater degree than many other professions.

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February 22, 2016

Early Childhood STEM Symposium Held in Anaheim

As a local extension to the annual ECE STEM Conference in Pasadena, OC STEM hosted a one-day conference in Orange County on February 20 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Over 400 attendees gathered together to explore what STEM education looks like in the early childhood setting. The day featured dynamic speakers, interactive presentations, professional dialogue, and a surprise visit from Tinkerbell.

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