Students that are interested in STEM or tech careers outside of software engineering are invited to take part in this special event at University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, WI
- Targeted at young women grades 6-8
- Learn how to tell a data story by getting hands-on with analytics!
- Build your very own dashboard and learn about data fundamentals
- Hear about tech careers outside of those that require software development
Please note: All participants must have a completed University of Wisconsin Participant Packet or a parent/guardian on-site for the event, in order to participate.
Download the University of Wisconsin Participant Packet here
There are a limited number of seats available for this event, so please register early!
For only $20*, all students receive a t-shirt, swag, two hours of hands-on programming that teaches them the fundamentals of analytics to create their own dashboard.
Do I need to know how to use a computer before I attend this event?
Girls who have the most fun and are most successful in this workshop have basic computer skills before attending.
These participants are able to navigate and control a computer on their own and understand concepts such as double clicking, clicking and dragging, how to open and close applications, and internet browsers.
What do I do on the day of?
If possible, download and complete the University of Wisconsin Madison Participant Packet to be brought with you to the event.
Arrive at 9am for the morning session and 1:30pm for the afternoon session. Follow the signage to the classroom.
We will begin checking students in at 9am and 1:30pm
Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?
The event is targeted at young women grades 6-8.
What do I need to bring?
If you'd like to bring paper for notes, we recommend a notebook. Bringing a computer is not necessary.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.girlsanddata.org for more information
What is the refund policy?
At this time our partnership with EventZilla does not allow refunds.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, this is not necessary.
What about cancellations due to weather?
Please stay tuned to the email address you used to register. If the snow/ice makes it too dangerous for people to attend our events we will use the following timeline for event cancellation:
Morning Session: Event Cancellation by 8pm on Friday, January 25, 2019.
Afternoon Session: Event Cancellation by 10am on event day, Saturday, January 26, 2018