Creative Ways to Attract Young Women into STEM Careers

Thursday, November 01 | 3:15PM–4:00PM MT | Board 602, Poster Area, Exhibit Hall B-E
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
We will provide different ideas for delivering a successful campus event where young women can be exposed to and intrigued by STEM. The goal is to encourage college-aged women to pursue a well-rounded curriculum to prepare them for careers in IT.

Outcomes: Understand importance of having women in IT * Hear several examples of successful events EDUCAUSE members have implemented to interest young women in IT careers * Leave with a roadmap/checklist outlining "how to" deliver


  • Vicki Farnsworth

    Vice Chancellor and CIO, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Amy Hershman

    Strategy, Planning & Operations Leader: America’s Partner Organization, Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Regina Kunkle