Five Students Pave the Way for Women in STEM and Earn $20K in Tech

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Five Students Pave the Way for Women in STEM and Earn $20K in Tech

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 6:30pm

Five 13 and 14-year old girls from Jersey City school, P.S. 5, are inspiring female interest in STEM education through their Solve for Tomorrow project that aims to reduce air contamination in their local community. The students’ project was recently named the New Jersey State Winner in the contest, earning the school $20,000 in technology.

“We have the girl power. We can do anything that boys can do,” said Lailany Maldanado, a student of the winning project and aspiring mechanical engineer. “I think it’s important that girls start getting into STEM.” Learn more at www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2015/12/5_girls_samsung_stem_jersey_city.html or at www.samsung.com/solve

Keywords: Innovation & Technology | Education | Innovation & Technology | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Samsung

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