Latinas in STEM2 To Achieve Success (LISTAS) will be hosting their inaugural conference at Cañada College in Redwood City this . 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 STEM2workshops, 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
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.
Transportation: Free transportation for Oakland Unified School students/parents will be provided for free for the first 50 people. For more details please contact Diana Kampa, College Readiness Specialist email@example.com
Confirmed Key Note Speakers
· Alicia Aguirre, Redwood City’s First Latina Mayor
· Laura Gomez, Jawbone
· Isaura Gaeta, Director, Intel Corporation
Register Today! Click here to register online.
Deadline to Register: April 1, 2014 or earlier if filled.
For more information visit listas.org, follow us on Facebook, find us on Twitter #listasorg, or simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.