women from 8 Hudson County high schools will participate
What: The Fifth Annual Hudson County
Community College (HCCC) “Girls in Technology” Symposium, daylong
event featuring a roundtable discussion with women working in
technology, a Liberty Science Center live surgery demonstration, a
coding activity hosted by Girls Who Code, and cyber-security and
environmental technology activities presented by the College’s
Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Department.
There will also be the announcement of the student essay contest at
the program opening, and display of students’ presentations on
“Technology: Past, Present & Future.” Breakfast and lunch
will be served.
Who: Approximately 100 students from
Bayonne, Dickinson, Hoboken, Kearny, Liberty,
North Bergen, and Union City High Schools; HCCC Interim Dean, STEM
Division Dr. Salim Bendaoud to present the welcoming address; Student
Essay Winner Mariam Kamerji of North Bergen High School; Women
Working in Tech Roundtable with Barbara Bory - STEM Innovation at
Liberty Science Center, Adrienne Crosby – Campus Operations
Specialist and Information Systems & Technology at University of
Phoenix, Melissa Dunkerley – Technical Account Manager at VMWare,
Johanna Torres – Technologist at JP Morgan Chase, and Sue Weston –
When: Thursday, March 29 from 8:00 a.m.
to 1:45 p.m.
Where: HCCC STEM Building, 263 Academy
Street, Jersey City, NJ – right off of Bergen Avenue and just
blocks away from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center.