Microsoft Reno will host its 10th Annual DigiGirlz Camp on Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19 for high school girls, ages 14 to 18 years old from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Nevada, Reno, College of Business (1664 N. Virginia Street, Reno).
This FREE event is dedicated to educating and inspiring young women to learn more about the vast opportunities and career choices available to them in the technology industry, as well as other Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (S.T.E.A.M) fields. During the two-day event, attendees listen to speakers, participate in STEAM based activities and demonstrations, network with one another, and learn through hands-on workshops. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided during the day, along with a chance to win prizes and giveaways.
Topics covered this year include: Robotics; Coding; Data collection; Design thinking; Problem solving; and the basics of the Simple Motor. Workshop speakers from Tesla, Envirolution, Intuit, Sierra Nevada Journeys, The Discovery, FIRST Nevada, WaterSmart Software and Microsoft will present at the camp. Special to this year's camp, are the keynote motivational speakers, Erin Oksol, a clinical psychologist and Cindy Healy, director, Microsoft Worldwide Learning Experiences.
This event is one of Microsoft's core efforts to invest in STEAM education for women and build a pipeline of future workers ready for the challenges of the global economy. Microsoft employees along with other STEAM based female professionals from around the community such as CustomInk will engage and interact with attendees while serving as volunteers at the event.
Space is limited and filling up quickly! Online Registration is open through Friday, July 12.
Questions about registration or for more event information, please contact Jessica York at 775-823-5613 or firstname.lastname@example.org or David Taylor at 775-823-5896 or email@example.com.