I'm a program coordinator in Continuing Studies at the University of British
Columbia. My program areas are science and environmental studies. I myself
have a B.A. in Biology (Oberlin '82) and a M.Sc. in Microbiology (UBC '88).
After 10 years in labs, I'm thrilled to have a brand new career in which I
still can use my science background.
I'm writing here today because I want to develop some cohesive programming
around "girls in science" and am looking for models. I've got some ideas and
have spoken with folks about a few models, but would love to hear more before
designing my program. I have carte blanche regarding format. It can be
everything from intense workshops for "gifted" kids (I dislike the term) to
informal evenings with girls, parents and scientists - or a combination of
Any suggestions, opinions, thoughts will be greatly appreciated!
BTW, I agree that redundancy is a best-case scenario for a group like this!
Thanks in advance,
deal at cce.ubc.ca