Exciting Events and Celebrations This October!

October is full of exciting events by SCFG and our partners. We hope to see you all out and about this month!

#GeekStreet fair at HUBweek!
Saturday, October 1st, 12-5pm @ Boston Children’s Museum [308 Congress St, Boston] Come see SCFG’s sport and engineering “Bouncing Balloons” activity. Free food & music at Boston Children’s Museum!
geek street fair

“Made with Code” at Google Cambridge
Tuesday, October 4th, 4-6pm @Google Cambridge
ATTENTION 6-8 grade girls!! Less than 1% of girls study Computer Science. Let’s change that! Come to a fun and creative party to introduce middle-school girls to coding.

¡Mi Voz! Becoming a Scientist
Thursday, October 6th, 12-3pm @ Bunker Hill Community College-Chelsea Campus
[175 Hawthorne Street, Chelsea] Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chief Scientific Officer at Cytonome, shares her personal story about becoming a leader in her field and about the family that inspired her success.

International Day of the Girl Child
Tuesday, October 11th
Girls are our future. This year, for the fourth annual International Day of the Girl Child, on 11 October, join global efforts to ensure a world free of discrimination for young women and girls. This year’s theme focuses on adolescent girls and the Sustainable Development Goals, which set a range of international targets, including on gender equality, to be achieved by 2030.

SCFG’s 9th Annual Catalyst Awards
Tuesday, October 25th, 6-8pm @ District Hall [75 Northern Ave, Boston] It’s an evening of conversation, connections, and joyful celebration of the women who inspire and empower us – living examples of the values that spark more girls every year to discover a true love of STEM. Please join us as a community in support of our work!
2016 Catalyst Honorees (1)

National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep15-Oct15)
–Governor Charlie Baker released a special proclamation celebrating Latina and Hispanic Culture in Massachusetts. How will you celebrate?

National Bullying Prevention Month
–There are so many resources to share with kids, educators, family, and friends about how to spot and stop bullying.

LGBT History Month
–Find more info about this celebration here from the Library of Congress, including National Coming Out Day on October 11th!

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