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Employers, governments, educators and individuals must consider access—and agency—related barriers across a woman’s entire career life cycle. Social or cultural norms may constrain a woman’s choice of what she can study, and unpaid home responsibilities oftentimes will limit women's ability for entering or succeeding in a cybersecurity career. A framework supporting women in cybersecurity careers is essential for women breaking into the industry. Access, such as greater awareness or increased cybersecurity education, is not the primary reason why women are not pursuing cybersecurity careers. The true difficulty lies in agency: controlling resources and making decisions about their use. (Source: World Economic Forum)

Free science virtual field trip for grades 6–12, available beginning September 15, 2022.

Upcoming Louisiana Art & Science Museum exhibition featuring star plates from 1964–1985 that will be on display through late August of 2024.

The Capital Area STEM Center and the LSU Gordon A. Cain Center for STEM Literacy announced their selection as a Code.org regional partner which will drive new awareness and expansion of computer science education across the state.

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum (LASM) will celebrate the release of the NASA Webb Space Telescope's first full-color image. Admission is free.

Letter of support for PK-12 computer science from CEOs.

Hands-on activities offered at the annual LASM Dino Day, June 25th.

EBRPSS' Workforce Development Support Site

EBR Parish Library takes on a STEM Summer Reading Program - Oceans of Possibilities

Girls-only Engineering Challenge

LaSTEM Summit

Math and Coding Competition

LaSTEM Summit - February 8th at the Raising Cane Conference Center

Coding workshop

Virtual Career Fair for Women

Virtual Coding Camp sponsored by Future's Fund.

Calling all Louisiana high school girls interested in STEM careers!

STEM in afterschool

Mid-City Comic Con Event

Hands-on STEM/literacy project at EBRP Library in August

Planning and delivering STEM integrated projects in elementary and middle school grades.

Online robotics competition

Kenilworth Science and Technology will partner with 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge to offer a STEM and Robotics Summer Academy at our campus. Students are enjoying computer programming, robotics, science experiments, and much more!

Louisiana State Energy Office is offering standards-based PD and materials focusing on energy.  One day workshops will include supplies to fully participate in workshop and state-aligned curriculum on saving energy, types of energy such as solar and renewable and nonrenewable energy topics.

I am so excited about a new partnership between ExxonMobil, Volunteers In Public Schools(VIPS), and Baton Rouge Youth Coalition(BRYC) have teamed up to bridge the gap between summer vacation and the start of the new school year by initiating its Math & Me project...

Great workshop for educators on programming drones.

Register:  https://ncatech.org/events

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library is kicking off a summer of STEM with their June 1st STEM Day. 10 am - 2 pm.

This event will expose girls to STEM through literature; provide role models for African American girls; STEM education; college ideation; mentoring; integrate the content and skills of STEM to students around metropolitan Baton Rouge. Students will not only hear about STEM through stories that present characters that they can relate to (race and gender), but also provide an opportunity for K-3rd students to witness role models performing experiments via Zoom.

Learn all about Million Women Mentors, an initiative working to get more girls and women in STEM through mentoring, and how you can contribute to the movement in Louisiana. Join us as we begin our efforts in the state.

February 2, 2021 – 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET – Inspiring STEM Interest. Research shows STEM interest can blossom in a variety of settings, sparked in a variety of ways.

On Thursday, Jan. 28, education leaders of Baton Rouge will gather to share updates and key data points to the community on the Capital Area Promise, a joint initiative to create more college and career pathways for students in Greater Baton Rouge.

A Unique Opportunity to Influence What’s Next for STEM - TIES, founder and lead of the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice is holding two Town Hall discussions for members of its 94 STEM Ecosystems and others to capture thoughts about the nation’s STEM needs.Parents, students, teachers, government officials, leaders from business and industry and non-profits are being encouraged to join. Jan 5 and 7

Regional Teachers!!! Did you know that the LASM is now offering live, presenter-led Virtual Voyage field trips for K-12 students? Join the fun and book your Voyage by emailing reservations@lasm.org today. Programs, which are designed in accordance with Louisiana Student Standards, include interactive tours, engaging demonstrations, and hands-on activities facilitated by museum educators.

Hack the Classroom: STEM Edition is a free virtual event series designed for K-12 educators, parents, and guardians. The sessions will feature resources and tutorials to help educators support students in learning future-ready skills.

Inventors Hall of Fame

Cooking with Curiosity! The @InventorsHOF has put together a beautiful collection of fall recipes so that families can come together and explore STEM concepts in the kitchen. Download your cookbook today: https://lnkd.in/ekk9b_w

The 2020 LaSTEM Summit Starts Today!

Data literacy is a critical 21st century skill that students need for the jobs of tomorrow.

It is time for the 2020 LaSTEM Annual Summit!  This year's virtual event will feature great breakout sessions. Use the links below to register and to personalize your schedule.

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