Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Conference For Girls Scheduled.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

The New Mexico Network of Women in Science and Engineering will hold the 2001 Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conference on March 3 at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.

Dozens of high school girls from the Estancia Valley and East Mountains have attended past conferences, according to conferences organizer Kim Linder.

Students select and attend three workshops at the conference, where they learn what jobs are available and what preparation and training they require.

The conference is an opportunity for female professionals and students to interact. Linder said it is a rewarding experience for the workshop presenters and a chance for working female professionals to urge young women to seek technical professions. …

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