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Author: GSBS | Category: Community Outreach | Opportunities | April 21, 2017

Explore UT on April 22

Annually, Gilbert Elementary School takes its students to "Explore UT" in Austin, which is a large open house where students can explore the university campus and enjoy lots of hands on activities. This year, the school was forced to cancel their trip due to inclement weather. Instead of waiting until next year to 'explore UT', the school is planning to bring UT to their own school on Saturday, April 22nd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alex Kirkpatrick is currently setting up a DNA extraction booth and needs volunteers.  If you would like to participate in this great event, please contact Alex at as soon as possible.

Speaking Opportunity at Trinity University on April 22

The Trinity University Society of Women Engineers collegiate chapter is looking for presenters for 45-minute workshop sessions and/or individuals to talk about STEM as panelists for their event “STEM in San Antonio Symposium” hosted at Trinity University on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Email to sign up.

Skype With Middle Schoolers on Wednesdays

Patrick Goff, an 8th science grade teacher is helping run a Girls Stem Club at his middle school. Their goal is to have a female scientist/engineer speak with them at each meeting. They meet on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5:30 p.m. EST. Their next meeting would be April 26th. This would be a skype meeting/phone call because they are based in Kentucky. Here is his email

STEM Volunteers Needed For June/July

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas is seeking subject matter experts to assist with hands on activities in a variety of STEM related fields. Additionally, you'll mentor girls during lunch by answering girls' questions about your career during our lunch Mentor Moments.

Volunteers needed daily Monday-Thursday June 19-22, June 26-29, July 17-20, and July 24-27. Program runs 9am-4pm.

Volunteers can sign up at

For more information about specific camps please visit

Help with Girls STEM Summit on July 28

The Scobee Education Center is hosting a Girls STEM Summit on Friday July 28, 2017. They are actively searching for female STEM professionals to host hands on workshops or be part of a panel. They want women to share their stories of success, challenges and inspiration with an audience of 75 girls in grades 6th-12th. If you are interested in being a part of this great event empowering girls and inspiring them to pursue STEM careers, email

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