Rochester Institute of Technology is hosting the Girls in STEM Fair on February 23, 2019. The event is presented by the College of Engineering Technology, Women in Technology, the RIT K12 University Center, and RIT’s many incredible women in STEM. The fair will give girls the opportunity to explore, engage and experience many different possibilities of STEM through hands-on demonstrations and activities. For a look at previous fairs there is a video below from the 2017 Girls in STEM Fair.
For the first time the RIT Girls in STEM Fair is offering an essay contest with a chance to win a one-week scholarship to the 2019 RIT Kids on Campus Summer day camp which offers camps in more than 30 STEAM subject areas. Two awards will be made in each of the age categories. Please see the attached prompt for your specific essay question and word count.
The fair is open to girls in grades 5-12 and admission is free! Girls and parents are free to come and go between 9:00 am – 12:30 pm. The fair will take place in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences – Atrium & Auditorium right on RIT’s campus. Registration is strongly encouraged and parents/guardians must complete the release form. Interested girls can register for the fair by filling out this form. The registration deadline for the Girls in STEM Fair is February 8, 2019. A flyer with all the necessary information can be found here..
Terra Science and Education will have a table at the fair where girls can register to participate in the 2019 Terra Rochester-Finger Lakes Regional Science and Engineering Fair on March 16, 2019 at the Rochester Museum and Science Center. Girls who are attending the fair will have the opportunity to register in person after our February 15 deadline.