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Gold Award Stem Projects Honored

Luncheon at the National Press Club.    

The 2014 Enterprising Women Foundation National Mentorship Luncheon was held Friday, January 24, 2014 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. 

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital had four Gold Award Girl Scouts that were honored at the event for their accomplishments in completing or working toward STEM related Gold Award projects in their local community.

Nina S., of Alexandria, VA, inspired children to make a difference in their environment through lessons and activities. She then led them and their families through a spring clean-up of a local creek.

Olivia S., of Vienna, VA, coordinated a day camp to introduce children at SERVE homeless shelter to programming about science, technology, engineering and math.

Catherine S., of Silver Spring, MD, and Miasia Cooper of Washington, DC, are working on STEM-related Gold Award projects and hope to complete theirs soon.
   
Distinguished guests and speakers included Kristina Bouweiri (President, Reston Limousine), Julie Kantor (Chief Partnership Officer, STEM Connector), Avis Yates Rivers (President & CEO, Technology Concepts Group Intl), Monica Smiley (President & Founder, Enterprising Women Foundation), Barbara Kasoff ( President & Co-Founder, WIPP), Dr. Marsha Firestone (President & Founder, WPO) and Keynote Speaker Michele Kang ( CEO & Co-Chairman, Cognosante).

Posted: Jan 29, 2014

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