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Girls Learn Leadership Skills at Central Ohio Conference

June 02, 2017
Otterbein University

Westerville, OH—The 2017 Women, Leadership, and Innovation Conference, presented by WELD and Otterbein University, will be held at Otterbein on Wednesday, June 7, and will feature an amazing agenda for career-minded individuals of all ages and backgrounds at this one-day national event. Leadership through Innovation, the theme for this year’s conference, ties two key elements necessary for career growth.

The conference will include the Full STEAM Ahead Girls Track: Where Girls Dream, Create and Innovate. The Girls Track runs from 9 a.m.-5p.m. on June 7 at The Point at Otterbein, 60 Collegeview Road, Westerville. More information can be found at www.otterbein.edu/FullSteamAhead

Together, with a talented team of college student STEAM conductors, middle and high school girls will have the opportunity to: 

  • Engage in highly interactive hands-on STEAM activities
  • Explore the robotics, engineering, 3D printing, and computer studios
  • Fuel their own social innovation project in the maker’s space
  • Turn great ideas into projects with a purpose
  • Connect with college women mentors studying STEAM fields
  • Develop new problem-solving, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Sharpen their networking skills with local women leaders
  • Present their innovation project at the Full STEAM Ahead showcase

Sponsors of the Girls Track include OhioHealth, Donatos, Caster Connection, Thirty-One Gifts, Via Vero, Chase and Otterbein alumna Sara Ullman Pfaff.

You can follow WELD and the summit online using the hashtags #WELD2017LC and #WELDingtheWay; on Twitter accounts @WELD_National and @WELD_Columbus; on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/WELDNational/ and https://www.facebook.com/WELDColumbus; and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/weld_columbus/.

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