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Girls of Innovation 2011 Science Challenge

The Connecticut Technology Council is pleased to present:

Girls of Innovation 2011 Science Challenge Thurs., July 14th – 8:30am – 2:30pm At the Connecticut Science Center 

Registration & full info at:

An offshoot of CTC's Women of Innovation program, Girls of Innovation inspires today's middle school students to consider studies in science and technology-related research, health services and business areas.


The Girls of Innovation Science Challenge is for girls, grades 7 & 8, to explore science and it's challenges in a fun, interactive way. The volunteers are drawn from our Connecticut Women of Innovation program and from CTC membership. The mentors are there to talk with the students about their experiences and careers as well as to guide them through the challenges presented by the CT Science Center Staff Scientists. There is no fee for the students to attend, but they must pre-register here and get confirmation from CTC.  


  1. 8:00-8:30 AM, Arrival and registration

  2. 8:00-9:00, Breakfast, Welcome and Presentations, Covidien,  Women of Innovation Volunteers

  3. 9:00-10:30, Science challenges in Exhibit Galleries: Three teams of  ten girls will encounter three, 20-25 minute exhibit-based

science challenges* facilitated by CSC scientists and Girls of Innovation mentors.

  1. 10:30-11:00, A final challenge for each of three teams.

  2. 11:00-11:45, Wrap-up and team science Challenge results (TSH)

  3. 11:45-1:00, Lunch and social time with Volunteers

  4. 1:00-2:30, Free exploration time in exhibit galleries (TSH)

  5. 2:30, End

Connecticut Science Center, 200 Columbus Street, Hartford

Participants and volunteers from CTC membership are now being arranged. Contact Paige Rasid, 860-289-0878, x335

Registration & full info at:

Our sponsors and volunteers actively encourage Connecticut's talented young women to prepare for key roles that will enhance organizational innovation and achievement. We thank them for their support of this effort. 

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