GEMS – Girls in Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Illinois Project Lead the Way High School James B. Conant (District 211) attracted hundreds of 5th and 6th grade girls and their parents to a day of exploration and inspiration.  The February 4, 2017 GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Mathematics and Science) event, aimed at increasing levels of K-12 female involvement in STEM curriculum, was very successful.  University of Illinois at Chicago’s Society of Women Engineers and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Engineering Ambassadors exhibited and presented during the day.