Fashion NXT: Fashion Show
Oct
3
5:00 PM17:00

Fashion NXT: Fashion Show

  • 2204 N Randolph Ave. Portland, OR 97227 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who says that fashion is not STEM? Join Girls Inc. at Fashion NXT for a fun evening. There will be a lifestyle product showcase by brands that are leading the frontier of fashion and lifestyle, accessories and personal technology.

Disclaimer: Their may be revealing clothing on the runway. Viewer Discretion is advised.

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Empowering and Advancing Women and Underrepresented Students in STEM: Focus Group
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Empowering and Advancing Women and Underrepresented Students in STEM: Focus Group

  • Portland State University: Science Research & Teaching Center (Science Building 1) Room 304 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you interested in building essential skills to be successful in STEM careers? Would you like mentoring and guidance from college STEM majors? If so, come and participate in a free focus group and workshop led by Portland State University STEM majors. Snacks will be provided by PSU!

This is Part 1 of a two part series. In the Focus Group you will identify your most important needs, concerns, ideas & questions about getting a STEM major. In Part 2, The Workshop, you will delve deep into these topics.

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Wind Turbine Tour- Families Welcome
Nov
12
10:00 AM10:00

Wind Turbine Tour- Families Welcome

Have you seen a wind turbine up close? We will be heading out to the Klondike Farm in Sherman County, Oregon to speak with a wide range of professionals from Health and Safety to Engineering, engage in a hands on activity and participate in a facility tour.

This is a family friendly field trip, if you are a parent or guardian and interested in participating please sign up below and we will contact you shortly. We highly encourage carpooling since transportation is limited.

Note: Girls Inc. PNW is able to transport 12 youth

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Empowering and Advancing Women and Underrepresented Students in STEM: Workshop
Dec
8
9:00 AM09:00

Empowering and Advancing Women and Underrepresented Students in STEM: Workshop

  • Portland State University: Science Research & Teaching Center (Science Building 1) Room 304 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you interested in building essential skills to be successful in STEM careers? Would you like mentoring and guidance from college STEM majors? If so, come and participate in a free focus group and workshop led by Portland State University STEM majors. Snacks will be provided by PSU!

This is Part 2 of the series. This workshop will focus on the topics that came up during the Focus Group meeting on 10/3.

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REQUIRED 3rd YEAR: Dream it! Be it! PART 1
Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

REQUIRED 3rd YEAR: Dream it! Be it! PART 1

Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls program empowers girls to break damaging cycles by giving them the self-confidence and knowledge they need to achieve success in their future careers and personal lives.

This is a three part workshop that offers complete life & career readiness.

Part 1: Discovering your Dreams & Exploring Careers

Part 2: Creating Achievable Goals & Rising Above Obstacles

Part 3: Balancing your Stress & Putting Dreams into Action

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REQUIRED 3rd YEAR: Dream it! Be it! PART 2
Jan
19
to Jan 20

REQUIRED 3rd YEAR: Dream it! Be it! PART 2

Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls program empowers girls to break damaging cycles by giving them the self-confidence and knowledge they need to achieve success in their future careers and personal lives.

This is PART 2 of a three part workshop that offers complete life & career readiness.

Part 1: Discovering your Dreams & Exploring Careers

Part 2: Creating Achievable Goals & Rising Above Obstacles

Part 3: Balancing your Stress & Putting Dreams into Action

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REQUIRED 3rd YEAR: Dream it! Be it! PART 3
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

REQUIRED 3rd YEAR: Dream it! Be it! PART 3

Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls program empowers girls to break damaging cycles by giving them the self-confidence and knowledge they need to achieve success in their future careers and personal lives.

This is PART 3 of a three part workshop that offers complete life & career readiness.

Part 1: Discovering your Dreams & Exploring Careers

Part 2: Creating Achievable Goals & Rising Above Obstacles

Part 3: Balancing your Stress & Putting Dreams into Action

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ME TOO GIRL WORKSHOP SERIES 2/4 - WOODBURN
Feb
24
2:00 PM14:00

ME TOO GIRL WORKSHOP SERIES 2/4 - WOODBURN

Me Too was written by a teen for teen, Jolie Brownell (aka - MTG's FOUNDER + CEO) and it's pretty much a collection of reasons why she (plus us) believes you are so freaking badass, incredible, gorgeous, powerful, good enough - and yeah, the list does go on and on. This workshop is part of a series we'd love you to be able to commit to all of, and will continue what the book was written for - to help us show each other how strong, smart, and bold we all are. https://www.metoogirl.com/

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Planned Parenthood Workshop Series 2!
Feb
17
10:30 AM10:30

Planned Parenthood Workshop Series 2!

Be a part of a new leadership program specifically built for teens to learn more about sex education. This program covers sexual and reproductive health tops, such as STD's, preventing teen pregnancy, and LGBTQI issues. Not only is this a great learning opportunity, it's fun, too! At meetings you will meet new people, learn valuable skills and win cool prizes. 

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ME TOO GIRL WORKSHOP SERIES 1/4 - WOODBURN
Feb
10
2:00 PM14:00

ME TOO GIRL WORKSHOP SERIES 1/4 - WOODBURN

Me Too was written by a teen for teen, Jolie Brownell (aka - MTG's FOUNDER + CEO) and it's pretty much a collection of reasons why she (plus us) believes you are so freaking badass, incredible, gorgeous, powerful, good enough - and yeah, the list does go on and on. This workshop is part of a series we'd love you to be able to commit to all of, and will continue what the book was written for - to help us show each other how strong, smart, and bold we all are. https://www.metoogirl.com/

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(FULL) LAIKA Exhibit Visit @ PAM
Feb
3
3:15 PM15:15

(FULL) LAIKA Exhibit Visit @ PAM

At the heart of every LAIKA film are the artists who meticulously craft every element.  Through behind-the-scenes photography, video clips and physical artwork from its films, visitors will be immersed in LAIKA’s creative process, exploring the production design, sets, props, puppets, costumes, and world-building that have become the studio’s hallmarks. Their films are a triumph of imagination, ingenuity and craftsmanship and have redefined the limits of modern animation.

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Opportunity! JOIN THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION RESEARCH TEAM!
Jan
29
to Feb 10

Opportunity! JOIN THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION RESEARCH TEAM!

Be a part of the National Science Foundation Research Team! Become a researcher who will be published in the National Science Journal. OSU is looking for 8 Eurekans who are interested in sharing their opinions and knowledge on how we can engage more girls and young women in STEM! 

Required:

February 25th: 10AM-3PM

March 4th: 10AM-3PM

For each meeting you attend you will receive a $50 stipend, and then there will be follow-up meetings where you will be able to receive mentoring on your STEM portfoloio, and teach adults how Eureka has shaped your experience, confidence, and competence in STEM. 

Interested? CLICK HERE! 

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Nov
18
9:00 AM09:00

MLS: Malden Court Orchard

The Malden Court Community Orchard (MCCO) is a community-led project of Green Lents, a 501c3 non-profit with a mission to support community-led projects that provide leadership and skill-building opportunities, that promote a culture of sharing and sustainability. 
We are dedicated to growing abundance and community resiliency in and around the Lents neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. MCCO is made up of teams of volunteers that support and work towards the creation and stewardship of a multi-layered, restorative, and "open-to-all" community orchard. Our goals are to grow food, build community, restore ecological relationships, and share in the harvest. 

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Oct
27
4:30 PM16:30

OPPORTUNITY: Aspirations inf Computing

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. The multi-tiered award structure includes designations at national and regional levels, serving all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and all U.S. overseas military bases. 

 

The NCWIT Award for AiC is sponsored by Apple, Bank of America, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Foundation, and Symantec. 

 

CRITERIA AND ELIGIBILITY 

Any U.S. woman in grades 9 through 12 is eligible to apply and will be considered for both the National and Affiliate Award, if she also meets all of the criteria as specified at http://bit.ly/AiCHSAward

 

PRIZES 

Each National and Regional Affiliate Award winner, as well as each honorable mention receives: 

• recognition at a Regional Affiliate Award event* 

• an engraved award for both her and her school 

• scholarship and internship opportunities 

• entry to a peer-network of technical women in the NCWIT AiC Community 

• various prizes, such as computing resources, gadgets, swag, and more 

 

In addition to the prizes listed above, each National Award winner receives cash and a trip to the National Award Celebration in March 2018, hosted by Bank of America; each recipient with a Certificate of Distinction designation receives various prizes and entry to the NCWIT AiC Community. 

 

* Regional Affiliate Award honorable mentions are invited to an award event at the discretion of the Regional Affiliate Award team. 

 

APPLICATION DETAILS 

Students can apply online at http://bit.ly/AiCHSAward, beginning September 1, 2017 and no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST) on November 6, 2017. 

 

ABOUT NCWIT 

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of nearly 900 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase girls’ and women’s meaningful participation in computing. NCWIT equips change leaders with resources for taking action in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women from K–12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers. Find out more at www.ncwit.org

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