Registration opens April 2019 San Diego,CA September 18-21, 2019

2019 Tapia Conference

The Forgotten: Why Technology Education, Engagement, and Access for Girls in Rural Communities is Crucial for the Future

Friday, September 21, 2018 — 3:30PM - 430PM

Girls in rural communities are often left out of the conversation when it comes to careers in tech. There are several ways to have an impact and expose girls to what is going on in the industry. Hear from two technology professionals who have given back in rural areas; as well as, two STEM educators who work in rural communities, on ways to increase your impact on students in these areas.

Khalia Braswell, INTech Foundation, Inc
Aundrea Caldwell, Cool STEM Kids
Priscilla Sloan, Greer Middle School
Sheronica Braswell Sharp, Nash Rocky Mount Schools