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SMART Girls Explore Technological Careers

SMART Girls learn about injection molding during a 'Plastics and You!' workshop Girls test the patch cables they built in 'Time to Build the Networks of the 21st Century' in an electronics and computer engineering technology lab Francelys A. Medina, part-time metallurgy faculty, talks about materials testing in the college's metallurgy lab Katherine A. Walker, assistant professor of drafting and computer-aided design, helps a participant with a step in the design of a holiday ornament Young women in grades six through eight took part in SMART Girls workshops at Penn College on Tuesday, immersing themselves in educational (and fun) activities to reinforce the role that math and science play in technology-based professions. Entering its 11th year, and nowmanaged by the college’s Outreach for K-12 office, SMART (Science and Math Applications in Real-world Technologies) Girls is designed to expose participants to career possibilities in emerging technologies.

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