SheTech In The News

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Article: Women Tech Council Launches SheTech Internship Program for High School Girls

6/13/2017  Salt Lake City—The Women Tech Council (WTC) today launched a technology internship program to provide high school girls the opportunity to interact with technology companies, meet and interact with women in technology and understand the impact they can have by pursuing STEM careers. [More] 

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St George News

Video: High school girls try their hand with science, technology, engineering and math

5/9/2017    Robotics, coding and 3D printing were just some of the activities more than 140 high school girls had an opportunity to explore Monday during the SheTech Explorer Day program. The event, held on Southern Utah University campus, brought in several regional and national tech companies to provide girls from rural areas hands-on experiences and mentoring in areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). [More] 

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ABC 4 News

Video: Girls getting hands-on tech experience

5/8/2017    Girls from high schools across the state got hands-on technology experience in Cedar City on Monday. Southern Utah University was full of teenage girls learning about 3-d printers, chemical experiments, and even LED jewelry. SheTech’s hope is to give girls from rural Utah experience in tech fields, as well as mentoring, to inspire them to seek out careers in science, technology, engineering and math. [More]

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The Spectrum

Article: SheTech helps high school girls find their place in tech

5/9/2017   In most of her computer classes, Southern Utah University professor Shalini Kesar sees only about five or six women for every 20 men. [More]

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KUTV News

Video: Finding the fun in science at SheTech

03/23/2016     From high tech gadgets to rockets, this year's 'SheTech Explorer Conference' had it all for teenage girls. Organizers say the annual conference gives young women a chance to explore the STEM fields and meet other women who love it too.  The ultimate goal is to encourage these high school girls to get out of their comfort zone and find the fun behind science. [More]

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Daily Herald

Article: Girl power: SheTech links growing number of high school girls to STEM

03/12/2016   When Angela Trego read a feedback survey where a girl admitted she didn’t know she could do things in science, technology, engineering and math until she attended SheTech Explorer Day, she knew the event was doing what it was meant to. [More]

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KSL News

Video: SheTech Explorer Conference for High School Girls to Get Involved in Tech

02/25/2016     A yearly conference at Utah Valley University to help get high school aged girls involved and excited about the technology agency.  Dr. Angela Trego and Sara Jones from the Women Tech Council are telling us all about this year's conference on March 11th, 2016.  The idea is that not enough girls are going into STEM careers. They hope that early exposure and being able to meet role models within the tech industry can influence these girls to get more involved. It's a fun way for high school-aged girls to learn about technology and participate in a tech challenge with other girls their own age. [More]

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The Salt Lake Tribune

Article: Girls explore science at UVU’s SheTech Explorer Day

01/19/2016     Girls learn about super absorbent polymers that, when exposed to water, can expand to 100 times their size on Friday. More than 1,000 high school-age girls attended the 3rd annual SheTech Explorer Day at UVU in Orem on Friday, March 11, 2016. The event promotes STEM education. [More]

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KSL News

Video: SheTech Explorer Conference for Girls in Tech

02/12/2015     Technology is the center of our universe these days, and there's a growing movement to get more girls involved in the tech.  The SheTech Explorer Conference at UVU on March 13th aims to show high school-aged girls the different areas that are available in technology fields. The day-long event will include hands-on workshops in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  [More]

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Article: Southern Utah Girls get Hands-on Experience at SheTech

5/8/2017    With over 130 students from across southern Utah in attendance, SheTech Explorer Day exposes high school girls to technology through workshops with tech companies, competitive problem-solving events and networking activities. Led by Dr. Shalini Kesar, associate professor of information systems, SheTech Explorer Day is hosted at Southern Utah University and involves current students, faculty, local and national businesses. Girls are attending from the St George and SUU SUCCESS Academies, Cedar City high schools, and Delta and Panguitch high schools. [More]

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KSL.com

Article: 1.2K High School Girls Participate in STEM Event

03/12/2016     More than 1,000 high school girls filled up the Utah Valley University UCCU center Friday.  They were there for SheTech Explorer, a STEM event put on by the Women Tech Council and Utah Valley University. It was sponsored by Ancestry.com and the Utah STEM Action Center. [More]

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Deseret News

Article: Registration opened for SheTech Explorer Day at UVU

03/11/2016    Over 1,000 high school girls will gather at the UCCU Events Center on the Utah Valley University campus in March for the third annual SheTech Explorer Day. The free conference brings together several technology companies to expose the young women to opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. [More]

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FOX13Now

Video: UVU hosts ‘SheTech Explorer Day’ to get high school girls excited about STEM subjects

03/13/2015     The Utah Valley University and the Women Tech Council is hosting the second annual SheTech Explorer Day to encourage high school females to pursue careers in STEM subjects.  STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and some of the specific areas of study include aerodynamics, forensics, robotics and the chemistry of diamonds. [Read More]

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Video: Big Budah at SheTech Explorer Day

04/29/2014     Big Budah was at UVU Monday for SheTech Explorer Day. Here's an example of one of the hands-on demonstrations to help high school girls explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Daily Herald

Article: SheTech at UVU courting high school girls interested in STEM

03/4/2015   Held March 13, the free event and excused school absence is designed to introduce girls in grades 9-12 to programs in science, technology, engineering and math. It will feature multiple companies from around the country and state, including Ancestry, US Synthetics, Disney, eBay and Thanksgiving Point. [More]

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The Review

Article: SheTech Explorer Day hosted by UVU

03/31/2015     Girls from local high schools came to UVU to explore careers in technology and other STEM fields. It was developed last year by Dr. Angela Trego, an assistant professor in technology management at UVU.  “One of our goals is to share with girls that you don’t have to be great at math, but you want be serious; you want to be creative. It’s not just sitting in front of a computer and coding,” Trego said. [More]

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Article: Girls and STEM: Why So Much Chatter?

02/22/2016     STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is a big buzzword in education now, especially with girls.  Why?  According to the National Girls Collaborative Project, girls and boys have similar abilities in math and science, but males are three times more likely to be interested in STEM majors and careers.1  Women only earn 18% of engineering degrees compared to 82% of men. [Read More]