WISE workshops aim to engage girls in STEM subjects
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) —
On Saturday, the annual Women in Science Endeavors (WISE) workshops will take place at the Amarillo College Washington Street Campus.
The workshops are for middle and high school girls and aim to engage girls in science, technology engineering and math in a fun and exciting way. The end goal is to drive the girls toward science and technology studies and careers.
The activities will take place in the College Union Building (CUB), Warren Hall and the Science Lab Building at AC.
Workshops start at 8:50 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. and are led by professional women working in science and technical career fields.
Xcel Energy, Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Amarillo Area Center For Advanced Learning, Amarillo College, Amarillo ISD, Bell Helicopter, Just Tees'n, Pantex, Phillips 66, Estacar Companies and the West Texas A&M University School of Engineering and Computer Science all helped organize and support this event.