This Saturday, a program called Black Girls Do Science will introduce STEM careers to minority girls in 4th through 8th grade. Workshops will include bridge building and liquid nitrogen ice cream. Participation is $5 for one child, and $3 each for more than one child.
Registration forms and payment can be mailed or dropped off at 4133 Seamans Center for Engineering Arts and Sciences, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, faxed to 319-335-1415, or on-site registration is available on Saturday, April 13. Online registration is also available: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8e5ZcXy8X98hGEB
Black Girls Do Science is a project of the University of Iowa Chapter of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), in collaboration with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE), Minority Association for Pre-Medical Students (MAPS), and Sistaspeak.
Organizers include Bryne Berry, an Engineering major who came to the University of Iowa through the Belin-Blank Center’s Iowa Talent Project (ITP). This event is co-sponsored by Sistaspeak, a student organization founded by ITP students Morgan Murray and Dionna Langford.