2014 Conference
April 12, 2014
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Riverdale (Bronx), New York

Sponsored by the Westchester Branch and
Empire State Virtual Branch of
American Association of University Women
and College of Mount Saint Vincent

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Explore Your Opportunities - The Sky's the Limit!
April 12, 2014
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Riverdale (Bronx), New York

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Our 11th Annual EYO conference was held successfully on April 12, 2014. The workshop information for EYO 2014 is available. You can check out the links for the workshops, the registration form and the conference brochure.

Brain Games Workshop


There are many ways to help sponsor this conference.

If you are interested in making a cash donation, the donation form is provided. For in-kind donations, please contact us.

You may also contribute by placing an advertisement in our Conference Journal by using the form provided. You are welcome to contact us for more details.


Planning Meeting Schedule:

Conference organizers will meet once a month as shown below. All meetings will be held at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in the Founders Hall (formerly the Administration Building), unless otherwise noted.

  • Friday, October 4: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 9: 9 - 11 am
  • Friday, December 6: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, January 11: 9 - 11 am
  • Friday, February 7: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 1: 9 - 11 am
  • Friday, April 4: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, April 10: Stuffing Day, 2 - 6 pm in the Hudson Heights Room near the cafeteria
  • Saturday, April 12: Conference, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 3: Wrap-up Meeting, 9:30 - 11:30 am

For more information, contact Lorrin Johnson at eddlorrin@yahoo.com or 718-655-5204.


Science Events and News

STEMtastic Saturday on May 3 in Larchmont

Saturday, May 3, 1PM to 5PM, Hommocks Middle School, Larchmont, NY
STEM learning for all ages: professional exhibits, workshops, hands-on activities, STEM experts, community exhibit hall, vendors, and cool career roundtables.
(for more information)

Rethinking STEM-D Education: A One-Day Conference on May 15 at Pace University

In this one-day conference, educators and researchers will present their teaching strategies on a variety of STEM-D topics including robotics, Scratch programming, lunar rover design, roller coaster physics, MaKey MaKey, 3D printing, game design, digital design lab, MakerSpace, and nature and science for young children. Keynote addresses by Stephen Jacobs and Vicki Cobb. May 15, 2014, 8:30 – 4:00 p.m., Pace Graduate Center, 1 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY 10606. Registration fee $25. Contact: Sandra Flank, 914-238-8240, sflank@pace.edu (registration, flier)

13-Year Old Invents Internet Dog Treat Dispenser (Geek Wire)

9/5/2013 - Meet the iCPooch, an Internet-enabled device powered by a Raspberry Pi computer that allows dog owners to video chat with their pups and automatically deliver a dog treat from afar. This amazing contraption was invented by the inspiring Spokane 9th grader, Brooke Martin. Martin actually pitched the concept at a Startup Weekend event in Spokane last year, getting a standing ovation. (full article)

"Hour of Code" Campaign Lures Millions to Computer Coding (Washington Post)

12/10/2013 - Millions of students from kindergarten through 12th grade are learning computer code this week as part of “Hour of Code,” a nationwide campaign embraced by President Obama and featuring free tutorials by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft titan Bill Gates that are designed to get U.S. students interested in computer science. Through its Web site, Hour of Code offers lessons in computer coding that are aimed at every age group. (full article)

AAUW Research

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Where The Girls Are (2008)

Under the Microscope: A Decade of Gender Equity Projects in the Sciences (2004)

Beyond the "Gender Wars": A Conversation About Girls, Boys, and Education (2001)

Tech-Savvy: Educating Girls in the New Computer Age (2000)

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