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For every 100 jobs in IT, information assurance and cyber security, only 12 are filled by women.

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Though they represent a mere 24% of the STEM workforce, women earn on average 33% more when they work in these high-growth fields.

Breakout Sessions

Sessions feature STEM learning activities as well as networking with professional women and EMU students who lead hands-on workshops.

Create Your own Mobile App
Did you know that Mercedes-Benz Financial Services uses new technology and trends to appeal to customers? Join us as we tell you about our business and teach you how to create your own leading edge mobile app.

Cyber Security Boot camp
Learn how to be safe on the web, dive into what a phishing email is, go through basic digital forensics practices and even learn a bit about hacking.

Digital Decisions: A Cyber Safety Choose Your Own Adventure
Choose your own digital adventure story exploring real life consequences of our technology-based connectedness. Learn more about cyberbullying, sexting and online predators.

Discover Bio-Engineering: Help an Injured Animal Walk Again
Learn about important factors to keep in mind when designing prosthetic devices. Engineer and test a device to allow Derby the dog to walk again.

EMU Campus Tour
Hear from our admissions staff and take a 60-minute walking tour of campus. Visit to the Student Center, residence halls and rooms, main classroom buildings, Halle Library, recreation building and other areas.

Experimental Game Lab
Design, test and play computer games with a twist. Join a hands-on workshop where you will turn ordinary objects like marshmallows and pool noodles into a game controllers.

Fashionology
Develop a simple, 3-D apparel garment design to take home. Learn the aspects of buying, product development and merchandising.

Honoring the Work of the Citizen Scientist Erin Brockovich
Analyze for hex chromium and create a pollution map for Hinckley, Cali. from the movie Erin Brockovich. Form a scientific panel and devise an action plan for the city.

Let’s do DIVA Idol!
Ever wondered what it takes to put on the American Idol show? Learn about the AV technology—lights, mics, audio projection—and put on our version of the show. Actual karaoke competition with prizes.

Lightning Strikes STEM
We'll discuss how FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) operates, demo one of our robots and teach you how to drive it.

Made With Code: Learn About Code with Google
Spend time learning about a day in the life of a Googler and explore how coding is a part of our everyday lives. Use the Made with Code website to do hands-on coding.

Unmanned Aerial System (Drone) Sector
Learn about the latest trends in this STEM-rich field and look at emerging drone technologies. You'll be able to test-flight several drone models to get a feel for drone operation.