Expanding Your Horizons Conference at Edmonds Community College
March 19, 2019
Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a national conference that encourages girls, grades 8-12, to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
The EYH Conference fee is $20 per student. The fee covers the costs for breakfast, lunch, sweets bag, lanyard, and T-shirt. Thanks to the generous contribution from the Edmonds Community College Foundation, we are able to offer a limited number of conference fee waivers. Please contact us for more information.
Information regarding the 2019 EYH Conference will be posted soon!
2018 Conference Keynote Speaker
Kina received a BS in General Science from Seattle University in 2013. She is the founder and CEO of StemBox. She previously worked at Fred Hutch researching gene therapies for HIV. She has a passion for contributing to current fields of scientific research and empowering young girls to explore STEM.
Expanding Your Horizons will:
- increase young women's interest in science, technology, and math;
- foster awareness of career opportunities in science, technology, and math; and
- provide opportunities for young women to meet and interact with role models active in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
2018 Expanding Your Horizons Snapshot
Here's a look at the 2018 conference so new participants have an idea of what to expect.
About the 2018 EYH Conference Workshops and Presenters
- 25+ unique workshops were offered featuring successful women from a variety of STEM careers.
- You can see the full list of 2018 workshops by clicking the link on the right side of the page.
- 95% of the participant responses indicated they enjoyed the workshops attended, especially because most were hands on.
About the Participants
- Over 325 participants registered.
- 98% of the participants indicated that they would attend the 2019 conference.
- 80% said that as a direct response to the workshops they attended, they were now considering new career options.