Goddard Welcomes SISTER
The SISTER program is designed to increase awareness of and provide and opportunity for female middle school students to be exposed to and explore nontraditional career fields with GSFC women engineers, mathematicians, scientists, technicians and researchers. The objectives of the program include introducing young women to a technical working environment; acquainting students GSFC missions; providing an awareness of educational programs and internships available during high school, undergraduate and graduate study; providing observations and experiences with real hand-on-projects researched and developed by women at GSFC. The SISTER program components include such activities as women scientist, engineers, technicians, researchers, and mathematicians as mentors; women speakers in various fields at GSFC; women entrepreneur role models; multicultural experiences; a tour of facilities; building and launching rockets; hands-on science experiments; oral and written communication experiences; and interpersonal and human relations skills building.
A brief recap of the 2011 SISTER camp featuring Terri Patterson of Goddard's Office of Education.
For complete transcript, click here.
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
- Terri Patterson (NASA/GSFc)
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