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Beating stereotype threat: inclusive strategies for encouraging girls into STEM
QSITE invites you to register for our special guest presenter, Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen, Tech Girls Movement, via a Webinar on Tuesday, 21 October 2014.
Date: Tuesday, 21 October, 2014
Time: 8.00 pm to 9.00 PM AEST
With the recent figures from tech companies clearly illustrating that we need more a diverse workforce, this presentation discusses strategies that can be used in the classroom to avoid enforcing outdated stereotypes. Let’s work together to encourage more girls into technology careers.
Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen (aka Jewella) is one of the Australian IT industry's rising stars (SMH) and is the 2014 AIIA Qld ICT Woman of the Year. She is the Founder of the Tech Girls Movement, a non-profit to inspire girls into technology careers. She produced Tech Girls Are Superheroes and Tech Girls are Chic! - free books that have received widespread success. She is a part-time academic teaching at Griffith University and the CEO of her own research consulting organisation Adroit Research. She serves in voluntary roles at the United Nations and has research collaborations in Europe. She has awards for her university teaching and her research internationally. More information about the Tech Girls Movement can be found at www.techgirlsmovement.org and www.techgirlsaresuperheroes.org
At this webinar you will receive the following:
- Practical strategies that can be used in the classroom
- Outline of research that supports these strategies
- Access to positive tech archetypes with personas that can be used in the classroom to break down stereotypes
Space is limited, so register now.
Members: Purchase your webinar seat for just $33.00 now at
Non-members: Purchase your webinar seat for just $55.00 now at
Title: Beating stereotype threat
Date: Tuesday 21 October 2014
Time: 8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Brisbane, QLD
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.
Eduwebinar Pty Ltd ATF Professional Learning Network are managing the webinar, registration and payment process on behalf of QSITE. Payment options are via secure merchant facility for Visa and Mastercard or you can use PayPal.
Required: Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 server
Required: Mac OS X 10.6 or newer
Recommended for all attendees: Headphone with inbuilt microphone