GIST (Girls In STEM* at Tulane)

Mission Statement

Tulane SSE GIST OutreachTulane University’s GIST Program will provide fifth through eighth grade girls with the opportunity to meet and work with women role models in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Workshops developed and offered by faculty and student teams will encourage and empower girls to inquire, investigate, and discover in a positive environment. Our goal is to open the doors wide and welcome young students to careers in STEM fields by encouraging creative thinking, promoting self-esteem, and increasing awareness of the opportunities that await them.

*STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Become a GIST

Do you want to meet girls who love science? Join us for hands-on learning and fun with all kinds of women scientists and engineers at Tulane. We only have 25 spots available per grade level for each event.

Next Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Registration will open in early January.

8:30am - 3:00pm
Hosted by Tulane Faculty & Students

Participants will visit three different labs where they will do workshops in STEM fields. Lunch, snacks, and a t-shirt will be provided.

Cost $10. Please do not mail checks until formally accepted.

Please email for more information.

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Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University

School of Science and Engineering, 201 Lindy Boggs Center, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5764