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Are you from NH, VT, MA or RI, and are you working to get more girls involved with science, engineering, technology and math?

The Northeastern Girls Collaborative Project will be hosting a Kick-off event on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at the University of New Hampshire, located in Manchester, NH.

GOAL: To create a strong network of leading organizations and influential individuals that support girls to succeed in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities.

WHO: Girl-serving organizations, professional organizations, businesses, higher education, K-12 teachers and after school programs from NH, VT, MA and RI

WHEN: Saturday, November 8, 2008, from 9:30 AM to 3 PM

WHERE: The University of New Hampshire, Manchester campus

400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101

COST: $10

WHAT: Help us kick-off the Northeastern Girls Collaborative Project with a day of networking:

Share information about your project or organization,

Discuss barriers to serving girls in STEM,

and Learn about Mini-grant opportunities

HOW: Register by OCTOBER 31, 2008 at: http://www.ngcproject.org/events/events.cfm?eventid=104

QUESTIONS: Email northeasterngcp@gmail.com

Schedule of Events:

9:00 -10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:45 Opening Ceremony

11:00 – 12:15 Panel I

12:15 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 Panel II

2:30-2:45 Mini-Grant Forum

3:00 Adjourn

Sponsored by: UNH-Manchester and the National Girls Collaborative Project