Registration for our Fall 2019 programs are now open!

For 3rd - 6th Grade Girls

This program meets four times per semester on School of Mines campus. It introduces girls to a variety of STEM subjects through fun, hands-on activities.

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2019 Fall Session days/dates

Our DISCOVER Tech Instructors

Amanda is a junior studying Chemical/Biochemical Engineering and minoring in Biomedical Engineering and Materials & Metallurgical Engineering. Her passion for chemistry began in 2nd grade and continues to grow every day! She hopes to inspire the same love of learning that has motivated her by presenting STEM topics in a fun and engaging way. In her free time, Amanda enjoys reading, dancing, hiking, and anything else that gives her a deeper appreciation of the world.

Picture of CaitlinCaitlin is a junior in Computer Science at Mines. She’s always had a passion for math and science and recently discovered her love for coding. This is her second year with DECtech and her first year as an instructor. She loves working with the girls and showing them how fun STEM can be. In her free time she enjoys rock climbing, playing volleyball, skiing, and anything else that keeps her active.

Ellie is a junior in Geological Engineering. She’s originally from Maine and loves to hang out in the snow. She likes working for DECtech because she gets to meet a bunch of smart, fun young girls and share a bit of what got her into the engineering field.

Leah is a senior majoring in Applied Mathematics at Mines. Her math studies have shown her how beautiful and under-appreciated it can be. She has a lot of experience mentoring and working with girls, and is always looking for ways that she can do her part in decreasing the gender gap in the STEM fields.

Lucy is a junior in Computer Science and Engineering Physics. This is her third year working with Dectech. She loves this job because it allows for her to share her passion for STEM with young girls and inspire them to change the future! Outside of school and work, she loves hiking, climbing, and kayaking.

Marie is a junior majoring in Economics and Business. This is her 3rd year working with the program and her first as an instructor. She loves working with the girls and seeing them gain an interest in STEM!

Picture of Megan. SMegan is a graduate student studying Mechanical Engineering and Robotics. This is her 4th year working with Discover Tech and her 3rd as an instructor. She loves working with all the girls here at DECtech and she hopes to see them all in the STEM field someday!

picture of samyukthaSamyuktha is a junior at Mines studying Computer Science with a focus is Robotics & Intelligent Systems. She has worked for DECTech since her first semester at Mines and is excited to be an instructor again! She looks forward to working with all the amazing girls that come through the program, ready to inspire them to pursue a STEM education.

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