March of Dimes announced that Susan Boardman will be one of 3 individuals who will be honored in the fields of health, business, and public service at its 2018 Chester County Salute to Women of Achievement, a formal dinner on Oct. 17 at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square.
Boardman, the Internships and Partnerships Leader at the Downingtown STEM Academy, is responsible for providing real-life experiences for students gained from internships in the community. Her role is to coordinate community outreach and business relationships to support these internships and the students’ and the Academy’s needs.
She has also been an active ITAG board member and participated on the GETT planning committee since 2015. Congratulations Susan!
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2018 Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology (GETT) was held on March 17th, 2018 at Phoenixville High School. This year’s event was bigger and even better than before! Here are a few of the highlights:
- 912 girls attended between 5th and 10th grades
- 187 schools were represented
- 324 parents and educators attended
- 79 volunteers supported the event
- 63 companies, universities and professional organizations participated in the Expo
- GETT Expo included 106 tables with unique hands-on STEM activities
Fantastic reviews from students, parents and teachers were overwhelming.
Congratulations to the committee for a job well-done!!
Patrick Murray, CEO of STP Investments, an ITAG Board participating company, has been named to Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2018 40 under 40 list. This has become one of the region’s highest honors in business and one of their most popular and successful features. It aims to identify and recognize current and future leaders in various industries and in the community. PBJ received hundreds of nominations making the selection process quite difficult.
Click here for more information and the complete list of winners.