Expanding Your Horizons Conference at Edmonds College
Virtual Conference: May 15, 2020
Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a national conference that encourages girls, grades 8-12, to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
The 2020 virtual conference is free check out the six steps below to attend!
The conference is pre recorded for your convince as we know many students are still attending classes online and balancing home and school life, there is no live session today please view the videos when you can. The Q&A session in early June will be live via zoom
Check in here! You will be entered for the chance to win a conference swag item and be invited back for the Q&A with the presenters!
Check out the conference welcome video!
Check out this years keynote speaker!
Mikayla Monroe is a Data Analyst and Submersible Pilot at OceanGate, Inc., provider of manned submersibles headquartered at the Port of Everett.
Step 4 Workshops
- Check out the workshops! They will be posted here for you watch at anytime!
- Click on the arrows to scroll through the list of workshops.
- Click a title to view a workshop.
- For more information and and workshop materials see the 2020 workshop list.
Minerals in Your Everyday Life
Short & Sweet - Python Earsketch
Secret Life of Plankton
Do you have some medicine?
Fun with Finances – Budget Beginnings
A Window Into Programming and Video Games
Developing an HTML5 Game
Designing Video Games
Testing pH and the life of a Chemist
Working at Boeing
Kathryn's Path Into Software Engineering
Drums and Adafruit
Engineering Design – Creating Products that Work
The Life of an Architecht
The Nose Knows!
Dr. Reitha Weeks
Step 5 See STEM in Action
Have fun and a few laughs with Edmonds College staff, Nate Goodman and Marisa Pierce.
Step 6 Complete the conference survey!
Expanding Your Horizons will:
- increase young women's interest in science, technology, engineering, and math;
- foster awareness of career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math; and
- provide opportunities for young women to meet and interact with role models active in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
2019 Expanding Your Horizons Snapshot
Here's a look at the 2019 conference so new participants have an idea of what to expect.
About the 2019 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 2019 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 425 participants registered.
- 98% of the participants indicated that they would attend the 2020 conference.
- 80% said that as a direct response to the workshops they attended, they were now considering new career options.