Welcome to Girls Tech! Girls Tech! is an annual career exploration event for middle school girls and gender non-conforming youth in grades 7-8. At Girls Tech!, Vermont Works for Women (VWW) and Burlington Technical Center (BTC) offer students the opportunity to get hands-on and learn about six of BTC’s programs through fun, engaging activities in a supportive environment.
Watch the “Introduction to Virtual Girls Tech! 2020” video below to hear more about how this year’s virtual event will work. Have fun exploring!
This year, the annual, in-person Girls Tech! event scheduled for April 30, 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19 and school closures. Now, Girls Tech! 2020 is virtual! We are excited to provide middle school girls and gender non-conforming youth with engaging career exploration opportunities through an online platform. For this year’s program, please see below to explore the following programs at Burlington Technical Center: 1) Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering for a Sustainable Future/Welding & Metal Fabrication, 2) Automotive Science & Technology/Auto Body Repair, 3) Culinary Arts, 4) Digital Media Lab, 5) Human Services, and 6) Programming & Computer Science.
Like what you made during this year’s virtual Girls Tech!? Share it with us! Take a picture of your activity or share the digital version directly with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you had fun, consider coming to our in-person Girls Tech! event next year. Our annual, free event is open to middle school girls and gender non-conforming youth from schools in BTC’s sending region.
BTC’s Sending Area Schools: AD Lawton Middle School • BFA Fairfax • Brown’s River Middle School • Camels Hump Middle School • Charlotte Central School • Christ the King School • Colchester Middle School • Edmunds Middle School • Essex Middle School • Frederick Tuttle Middle School • Folsom School • Hinesburg Community School • Hunt Middle School • Milton Middle School • Shelburne Community School • The Schoolhouse Learning Center • Westford School • Williston Central School • Winooski Middle High School
This event is open to all girls and gender non-conforming youth from BTC's sending area, not just those interested in going to BTC!
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Vermont Works for Women offers this career exploration event for all schools, and can tailor the program to fit the needs of a particular school and audience. Interested in bringing GirlsTech! to your school? Learn more today!