Association for women in Science (AWIS) New Jersey has received a grant from the Rita Allen Foundation to offer scholarship funding for female school students, grades 8-12, to participate in the 2020 Global Entrepreneurship Experience Program.
To receive a scholarship to cover attendance cost, female school students, grades 8-12 (fall 2020) are invited to submit an essay, no more than 500 words on “How will entrepreneurship mentoring influence your career choice” by clicking HERE.
Who: Female school students, grades 8-12th (Fall of 2020)
How: Write & submit an essay, no more than 500 words on “How will entrepreneurship coaching influence your career choice” using the link above.
When: By 7/7/2020, 5 PM
A leading national advocate for women in STEM, AWIS has a mission to advance gender equity by inspiring bold leadership and research to drive organizational systemic changes, a key focus being to encourage women to embrace innovation and to lead entrepreneurial ventures.
About Global Entrepreneurship Experience Program.
A week long online teen camp offered at Rutgers, the Global Entrepreneurship Experience features top entrepreneurs and leaders from Angie’s List, Cognizant, Google and Facebook and others. The program will offer entrepreneurial insights and tips to the next generation in a blend of virtual talks, activities and engaging group discussions. They will participate in discussions on business-related topics; improve their team building and project management skills; collaborate and create a concept pitch presentation; and network with like-minded students.
About The Rita Allen Foundation.
The Rita Allen Foundation invests in transformative ideas in their earliest stages to leverage their growth and promote breakthrough solutions to significant problems. It enables early-career biomedical scholars to do pioneering research, seeds innovative approaches to fostering informed civic engagement, and develops knowledge and networks to build the effectiveness of the philanthropic sector. Throughout its work, the Foundation embraces collaboration, creativity, learning, and leadership.