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donna-milgram-executive-director-cropDonna Milgram, Executive Director of IWITTS

WomenTech Educators Free Webinar: More female students in just one year

Are you ready to stop recruiting and start teaching? Learn proven recruitment and retention strategies so you can see more female students succeed in your STEM classes and have a richer educational environment.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 10 am PT/ 11 am MT / 12 pm CT/ 1 pm ET



Learn about a community college program in computer networking in which female enrollment has risen from 18% to a high of 33%. Using the IWITTS system, the retention rate of female students rose from 64% to a high of 86%. Plus, the retention rate of male students increased as well.

Do you want to see more women in your technology classes, but you don't know where to start? Are you short on time, low on budget, but want results next semester? This webinar will get you started with proven, research-based strategies you can implement right away.


You will learn:

  • The #1 secret to increasing the number of women in your classes

  • The top three recruitment strategies -- according to the women themselves

  • Why changing your thinking isn't enough, and what you can do about it

  • The critical thing women want to hear up front that will keep them engaged throughout your course

  • 3 simple techniques you can implement tomorrow so your female students will excel in the lab

 

Here's what past training participants are saying about the WomenTech training:

  • “I have been very successful with recruiting more girls for my after school programs. Thanks for providing the class at ITEA in New Mexico; I really got a lot out of it.”
    ~ John Singer, Technology Education, Hanby Middle School, Wilmington, DE

  • “The best part of this WomenTech training was the abundance of solutions and recommendations to address the problems we face in the classroom and the workplace.”
    ~ Charnell B. Slaughter, Outreach Coordinator, Puget Sound Center for Teaching and Learning Technology, Bothell, Washington

  • “Donna, with great eloquence and intelligence, taught us workable strategies to overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of women's progress in high skill, high wage careers.”
    ~ Claire Rubach, Academic Counselor, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA

  • "This workshop really answered my questions on how to interest women in IT careers, and also how to retain them. I feel I have a bag of tricks to take back home."
    ~ Toni Black, Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

 

Just enter your information in the boxes above, and you'll receive all of these proven recruitment and retention strategies.

Join me, and you'll learn how to see more female faces in your technology classrooms, starting next semester.

I'll see you there!

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About Donna Milgram:

Donna Milgram, the Executive Director of the National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS), has conducted national and state trainings and workshops in 43 states. She is the Principal Investigator of the CalWomenTech Project, highlighted by the National Science Foundation in 2009 for boosting recruitment and retention rates of women in technology programs.