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      EAP 2019 in Folsom

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      April 27, 2019

      Saturday   8:00 AM

      1900 Prairie City Road
      Folsom, California 95630

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      EAP 2019

      Discover What Inspires! This one-day event is designed to give female high school girls the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through hands on projects that cover a wide range of topics. Last year over 180 high school girls attended and learned about Concrete Mixing, LEDs, Water Treatment, Prosthetics and more! If you are curious what Engineering is all about come join us for an awesome day at Intel! Keynote Speaker:  Sharon West Sharon West has held several engineering roles at Hewlett Packard and Hewlett Packard Enterprise over the past 18 years.  Her work has helped bring Enterprise Systems and Solutions to global markets.  She earned her MBA from the University of San Francisco where she was an honor student and research fellow. Passionate about education, she’s also an instructor at Sierra College, teaching Business Information Systems which covers a broad range of topics from basic hardware & software to ethics and Artificial Intelligence.  Over thirty+ years, her roles have required ramping on countless technologies in an industry experiencing unparalleled change.  We’re happy to have her share her non-traditional story and the many opportunities available in technology fields. List of Workshops: You Can Do the Cube - Learn how to solve the world-famous puzzle cube invented by Erno Rubik!  Amaze your friends and family!  Start your STEM journey now! Modern Water and Wastewater Systems - Cholera, Typhoid fever, Dysentery – These were a few diseases you could suffer and die from if you drank contaminated water in the 1900s. Learn how modern water and wastewater treatment plants and conveyance systems work, and have helped to make those diseases a thing of the past in the United States. Car Care - Learn some of the basic engineering principles related to your car while gaining the confidence to perform light automotive maintenance and understand the technical jargon associated with cars.  Participants will learn how to change a tire, check fluids, and more.  Women in Robotics - There are a lot of women doing great things in robotics.  Your generation is going to school and training for many jobs that do not yet exist.  We will explore what robotics means to you, careers you can train for today, what to look for, areas of focus and how to succeed in a world that is  rapidly evolving. Learn to Solder - Learn about the basics of electronic devices and what makes up a Printed Circuit Board. Asphalt Cookies - Hot Mix Asphalt is the "black stuff" used as a pavement material.  Learn how asphalt is designed, made and used by making delicious chocolate no-bake cookies. Environmental Engineering: Hydrology - In this workshop we will be learning about soil structure, aquifers and the environmental clean-up processes throught an interactive workshop. Plan on getting your hands a little dirty and learning a lot about the environment! Ideation Workshop | Design and Innovate using Raspberry Pi - Learn techniques to harness your inner curiosity into techniques for generating, designing, and implementing ideas using available technology.  This process can be applied to any field of STEM.  You will be using the popular Raspberry Pi as your medium to explore! Student Attendee Schedule Tentative 7:30am Registration & Breakfast 8:30am Keynote & Orientation 9:30am Hands-On Workshop 1 10:15am Hands-On Workshop 2 11:00am Panel Discussion with Female College Engineering Students 12:00pm Mentoring Lunch 1:00pm Hands-On Workshop 3 1:45pm Hands-On Workshop 4 2:30pm Closing Remarks 3:00pm Program Ends Student Forms Photo Consent/Emergency Form (Email to or bring in day-of) Workshop Choice Form Sponsors Volunteer Please e-mail to sign up as a volunteer! Questions? E-mail the organizers Brinda Alluri and Christina Poon at

      Categories: Science

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