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Welcome to the Girls in Science and Engineering Day Page! 

Girls in Science and Engineering Day (GSED), is a day for local middle school girls (6th-8th grade) to come to UAB
and participate in fun science and engineering activities led by professors, scientists, and students from UAB and our
surrounding community. All girls will participate in three different exciting workshops throughout the day. 

The 2019 Fall GSED event will be held on October 26, 2019 at the UAB Hill Student Center!  

                          REGISTRATION is now CLOSED 
                                     Thank you for your interest

                      GSED will take place rain or shine! 
             Please bring an umbrella or raincoat as you 
            may walk to another building during the event 

                          Here are our awesome 2019 Fall GSED workshops: 

 Chemistry  Electrical Engineering   Reptilian Biology   Computer Science   Soldering
 3D Printing & Virtual Reality   Forensics    Binary Code Bracelets    Magnets and MRI       


Reach Out To Us: 

Check out the rest of the Girls in Science and Engineering Day website for information about this event! You can find photos from past years and other cool info on our FACEBOOK page!

Questions? Email event directors at girlsinscienceday@gmail.com.

Interested in volunteering or have any special skills (videography, photography)?
Please email girlsinscienceday@gmail.com

Interested in other STEM camps? Head over to Cool Links!

History of GSED: 

Girls in Science and Engineering Day was created in 2011 as a unique event designed to inspire and empower Birmingham-area middle school girls to achieve and excel in science and engineering fields. The event was founded by UAB students Alison Barnard, DPT (class of 2012) and Farah Khan, MD (class of 2013), two friends who believe that all girls can be successful in science, math, engineering, or any subjects they desire to pursue!

The current leadership team includes Emma Schmidt, Kyla Luechtefeld, Kayla Marshall, Mariam Massoud, Natasha Wright, Lauren Townley and Sahila Sarjana.These women along with the many event volunteers are passionate about STEM and grateful for the mentorships that they have had as students and/or engineering and science professionals. Dr. Virginia Sisiopiku serves as the event director. 

To discuss or make your philanthropic commitment to GSED, please contact Robert Blakely, Director of Development for the School of Engineering.