Hundreds of girls to expand math, science horizons at South Valley conference

The Fresno BeeOctober 25, 2013 

More than 650 young girls will attend the Expanding Your Horizons Conference on Saturday at College of the Sequoias in Visalia to explore career options in science, technology, engineering and math.

The 14th annual event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will showcase math and science-related fields in hands-on ways, the Tulare County Office of Education said.

Shannamar Dewey, a chemistry professor at COS, will speak at 8:45 a.m., followed by other women in the engineering, medical and scientific fields. Students will participate in session on rocket propulsion, solar energy, chemistry and physics.

For more information contact Rob Herman, the public information officer for the Tulare County Office of Education at (559) 733-6606 or Paula Terrill in resource services at (559) 651-0565.

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