Explorathon showcases opportunities for women in science

Explorathon 2012 returns to Detroit Country Day School on April 4. A joint project of the American Association of University Women Birmingham (MI) Branch, Cranbrook Institute of Science, and Detroit Country Day School, Explorathon is a day of interactive workshops with female scientists, engineers, mathematicians and health professionals for students in grades 8-12 designed to expand the horizons of girls in science, technology and mathematics. Male students are welcome to attend as well.
The day begins at 7:45am with a keynote speaker, followed by three break-out sessions. Lunch is provided, and the conference concludes by 1:30pm so students return to their respective districts in time for district dismissal. Fee is $15 per person. Registration must be received by March 14 and total attendance is limited to 550. For more information visits www.aauwbirmmi.org or call 248 865.7257.