She’s into STEM: A STEM Fair for Girls in 6th-12th Grade

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Join us for a FREE STEM Fair for Girls in 6th -12th Grade!

Meet prominent women from a variety of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields and discover all the benefits of pursuing a career in STEM, and the wide variety of opportunities available. STEM fields are one of the fastest growing fields, but a disproportionate number of women pursue STEM careers. Let’s change that!

By registering for this event, you agree to allow GirlSpring to take photos of your child for educational and promotional purposes. 

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  • 8:30 – 9:00 – Welcome and Registration
  • 9:00 -10:00 – Panel
  • 10:00 – 12:00 – Interactive Sessions
  • 12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
  • 1:00-2:00 – Stick around to be interviewed about your experience for our podcast and share what you learn with others!

Thanks to our co-sponsors, AAUW Birmingham Branch and Girls Inc. of Central Alabama


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking – 5th Avenue Parking Deck — see specific driving instructions here.

Make sure to bring your parking ticket with you to get validated! Tickets can be purchased at the kiosk located on Main Street near the 5th Avenue Crosswalk.

When exiting the parking deck, insert your ticket stub into the kiosk at the exit gate. When your ticket has been paid or validated the gate arm will rise, allowing you to drive out of the parking deck.

The Bradley Lecture Center is located on the 4th floor of the Children’s Harbor Building, adjacent to Children’s Hospital, on the University of Alabama Birmingham Campus in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama
1600 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233

9 ways STREAM Innovations is igniting the imaginations of young people in Fairfield and beyond

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Dr. Adrienne Starks of STREAM Innovations
This is what a scientist looks like: Dr. Adrienne Sparks of STREAM Innovations at her desk at Forge. Photo via Bham Now

You can’t spend any time with Dr. Adrienne Starks without realizing she’s on a mission. Part of that mission is to help turn Birmingham’s young people on to the thrill of discovery. She’s doing that through STREAM Innovations, a nonprofit she founded in 2015 to bring science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math to students in her hometown of Fairfield and beyond.

Read on to find out how she’s making a difference here with STREAM and across the globe with a new ambassadorship.

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