Posts byEmily Niles

Featured Project: Deserted Island Water Activity

On a Deserted Island where there’s only the ocean, let’s make fresh water!  Materials:  Pitcher of Water  Salt  1 Large Bowl  1 Small Bowl or a drinking glass  Note- should be shorter than the large bowl  Spoon/something to stir with  Plastic Wrap  Small rock or small heavy item  Tape (optional)  An outdoor space  Instructions:  Head outside!  Add water
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Look to the Sky!

A great week is in store for the 23 girls joining us for our inaugural GE Girls program with University of Wisconsin – Madison. Day #1 was filled with a lot fun activities focused on design concepts – from balloon towers that spanned from the floor to the ceiling to using tinkercad to design jewelry and
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Featured Project: Total Solar Eclipse Viewing

On August 21, 2017, a Total Solar Eclipse will be visible from the United States when the moon passes in front of the sun (more details on NASA’s site!). Although, you should never look directly at the Sun, that doesn’t mean you can’t watch the eclipse in other ways. Here are a few ways to
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Last week was sure a special one for GE Girls – we hosted our first ever virtual connect session with campers from Notre Dame, Northwestern and Chesapeake to expose the future women of STEM to an immense network and share with each other what was unique about their experience, location and revealed a personalized hashtag
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GE Girls MSOE: Why I Keep Coming Back!

WATCH THIS! The GE Girls program at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) inspires middle school girls to stay engaged and interested in STEM through fun and challenging hands-on experiences in collaboration with women pursuing careers in STEM fields. Hear from one of our GE Girls about why she keeps coming back!
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The Power of Girls

3, 2, 1 – BLAST OFF!  Wisconsin students spent the day testing combustibles by working in teams to use different fuels (vinegar, lemon juice) to test the feasibility of these fuels to power a “rocket.” Way to go, ladies! Click here for the full story.
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Welcome to GE Girls at MSOE 2017 – Hayes

GE Girls at MSOE 2017 Monday, June 19th to Friday, June 23rd We have an exciting week planned for you, and we’re looking forward to your engagement, enjoyment and inspiration! Important details about what you can expect throughout the week: At the beginning of each day: Bus leaves each day from Hayes Bilingual … please
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Welcome to GE Girls at MSOE 2017 – Waukesha

GE Girls at MSOE 2017 Monday, June 19th to Friday, June 23rd We have an exciting week planned for you, and we’re looking forward to your engagement, enjoyment and inspiration! Important details about what you can expect throughout the week: At the beginning of each day: Bus leaves each day from Waukesha Horning Middle School
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Welcome to GE Girls at MSOE 2017 – Shorewood

GE Girls at MSOE 2017 Monday, June 19th to Friday, June 23rd We have an exciting week planned for you, and we’re looking forward to your engagement, enjoyment and inspiration! Important details about what you can expect throughout the week: At the beginning of each day: Bus leaves each day from Shorewood High School parking
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Imagining a world…

20,000 women in technical roles by 2020. We’re not just imagining a world where brilliant women are the stars–we’re helping create it. pic.twitter.com/yNWduOgO3n — General Electric (@generalelectric) February 8, 2017
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A Day in the Life – Sparking Curiosity in STEM

By: The GE Girls San Ramon Team

Whew! We made it through an exciting GE Girls Summer STEM Camp Day One with the girls from Claremont Middle School at our GE Digital campus. This year, the GE Women’s Network in San Ramon has partnered with Mills College to create a great week long experience for middle school girls to spark their curiosity
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Kicking off the summer with GE Girls!

Last week, GE Girls was welcomed by Clemson University, Penn State Behrend, Milwaukee School of Engineering and Georgia Tech. From building to coding and visits to GE businesses in Milwaukee, Greenville, Erie and Atlanta, girls explored new worlds of science, technology, engineering and math. Get a glimpse of just some of the fun from last
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Are We There Yet? Are We There Yet?

Buckle-up and hang on for the ride that could put you on a new path

It feels like the road trip you’ve been planning for all year and we can’t wait to get there… GE Girls is on the horizon and we can’t drive fast enough! The GE women who plan and participate in GE Girls programs across the country share your excitement and can’t wait to share their experiences
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Featured Projects

The GE Girls program includes interactive experiences designed around the foundational elements of STEM careers. Stay tuned for DIY projects and other experiments to test your skills and learn around great topics, including: Construction – build balloon towers, have a Lego car race, and work with 3D printers! Electronics – get hands-on with snap circuits… have
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Be part of GE Girls Club

Continue to explore the opportunities of STEM

Have you participated in a GE Girls Summer Camp, GE Girls STEM Sleuths, or Girls Inc. Summit in past?  If so, we have another exciting opportunity for you! We are establishing GE Girls Clubs in your area, with programs start in August. More information on how to sign up coming soon! What is the GE Girls
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A fun exploration of science, technology, engineering and math.

GE partners with local school districts and universities in select cities to host interactive experiences that expose girls to a variety of STEM fields.

Ultimately, GE Girls wishes to influence as many young women as possible to bolster fem ale education and provide these students with confidence. Where can I find a GE Girls program? GE Girls hosts invitation only programs. Today, programs are sponsored by GE businesses in 9 cities across the U.S. GE Girls at MIT GE
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What is GE Girls?

Exploring the world of science, technology, engineering & math because STEM is cool!

  GE Girls is sponsored by General Electric and is a program designed to encourage girls to explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and STEM-based careers. The program began in 2011 with one program at MIT and has since grown to over nine programs, with more to come. Since its inception,
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GE partners with local schools and universities

Check out where GE businesses are currently hosting programs across the United States

GE Girls is sponsored by General Electric and is a program designed to encourage girls to explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and STEM-based careers. The program began in 2011 with one program at MIT and has continued to grow year after year. Current GE Girls programs include: GE Girls at Rensselaer
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