When: Week of Monday October 23rd – Saturday Oct. 28th
PhoSoc @ UCSB is organized a week of events promoting Women in Engineering and Science.
We sent local scientists to give talks at schools, took light-based science activities to Girls Inc., and hosted two company tours led by the women who work there.
The following events occurred:
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Led by women, open to everyone
I HEART ❤️ STEM
Sat. Oct. 28th, 9:30am – 3:00pm
Location: UCSB Student Resource Building, Room 1120 (map)
Women in Grades 9 – 12
Organized by UCSB's Women In Science & Engineering (WISE) group, I ❤️ STEM is a one-day conference for women in 9-12th grades. UCSB scientists & graduate students held hands-on workshops on numerous scientific disciplines, including photonics, the science of light.
Victoria Rosborough & Takako Hirokawa of the Photonics Society @ UCSB hosted a light-science workshop at the conference!
Girls Inc. Goleta
The Girls Inc. science activity is being held at the Teen Center at Girls Inc. Goleta, for girls who are already part of this group.
This year, women scientists hosted our new hands-on science activity "Color Mixing", which teaches students about how we see color, and how we can use only three ink colors to reproduce all the colors of the rainbow.