Girls Reaching for Education About Technology and Moving In New Directions for Success


Girls Reaching for Education About Technology and Moving in New Directions for Success (GREATMINDS) is an outreach to encourage young women to pursue careers in STEM through its community programs.

DFW ATW launched the GREATMINDS™ initiative ten years ago as a step to fulfill its mission of encouraging women and girls to enter technology fields. The GREATMINDS™ Program bridges the gap between industry and schools (students, educators and parents) by establishing community programs and groups focused on reaching out to young girls. The programs under this initiative have included one day events, camps and scholarships.

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“Studies have shown that as girls get more interested in STEM fields throughout their youth, they are more likely to pursue careers that use STEM to solve today’s challenges. Through our GREATMINDS programs, we expose young girls to women that have pursued STEM careers and encourage them to be interested in “cool” technology fields. GREATMINDS provides a great place for them to start!”

– Marilyn Kibler-Colón, President, DFW-ATW

Join DFW*ATW for the DISD STEM Expo … Volunteers Needed!

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9 am – 3 PM

Location: Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Ctr, 650 S Griffin St Exhibit Halls B and C Dallas, TX  75202

We need 35 volunteers … this means you! Multiple volunteer shifts are available.

For more information click HERE.

A GREATMINDS Sponsored Event

“Girls in STEM Summer Expo 2018”:

It was open to all, and designed to encourage young students to engage in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) through interactive and educational games and activities. The event was July 28, 2018. See event photos below: