Statistics continue to show that girls are not embracing careers in technology, despite an increasing need for skilled professionals in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields in Pennsylvania and the nation.
Girl’s Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology (GETT) is a free, fun, informational event for middle and high school girls in grades 5 through 10 and their parents that features successful women in technology. Attendees learn the facts about how technology careers can be fulfilling, fun and rewarding personally, professionally and financially.
The 16th Annual Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology (GETT) conference was held on March 12th at West Chester East High School with more than 1,000 in attendance – the biggest GETT ever – including 622 girls in grades 5-10 and 176 parents and educators. Eighty-two speakers delivered 36 concurrent career exploration sessions in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and separate parent sessions. Students had the opportunity to explore 56 STEM activities during the GETT Expo. More than 130 volunteers assisted in the day’s logistics and activities.
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