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WOW Volunteers Needed

We still need a few more volunteers for our Virtual WOW.  In particular, we need a Circuit module leader and 5 more room leaders and a couple panel members.

Virtual WOW is set for October 24 via Zoom.  

If you are willing to be a volunteer, please register as soon as possible on Eventbrite.

Volunteer Registration Link

The plan:  we will have 6 Zoom breakout rooms with 10 girls in each room for a total of 60 girls.  All of the girls will do 3 modules and then a panel session with everyone doing the same modules but at different times.  We are still working out the Logistics of managing the rooms, but have identified the modules:

  • Building a Flashing LED circuit (need 1 more electrical engineer leaders)
  • Duct Tape Creations
  • How to code  (being led by Codecraft volunteers)

We will be shipping all the supplies and instructions to the students.  Module leaders will just be responsible for conducting their module three times.  We plan to have two module leaders (separate rooms) for each module.

We also need 6 room leaders who will stay with their 10 girls for the full afternoon, introducing the module leaders, watching the chat screen to help with questions, keeping track of time, conducting simple exercise breaks between modules, etc.

Panel leader will be the same as in a normal panel (introducing the panel) but will also be reading questions out from the chat screen.   Panel members will be women engineers from different disciplines talking about their job, how they chose their engineering discipline and their college experience.

  • Initial training (via Zoom) will be Sunday afternoon, Sept 13 
  • Full Demo (via Zoom with breakout rooms) Saturday Oct 3 or Sunday Oct 4.

Both training sessions are Mandatory for Room Leaders and Module Leaders.  

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