Schedule

Girls Take the Lead will comply with guidelines provided by Olin College, the CDC and Health Departments including: health screenings, face coverings, social distancing, frequent hand washing, cohorting.
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Schedule

Descriptions

Where: Virtual on Zoom

When: June 21 – June 25

Monday thru Friday

4:00pm – 6:00pm EST

$225

AI & Machine Learning for Kids

AI & Machine Learning is all around us. Intelligent devices can recognize faces or interact with speech and voice commands. Robots and autonomous vehicles are here to stay in the office and on the road. AI & Machine Learning can recommend products or the next movie and help doctors with diagnosis from their large stores of clinical data.

In AI & Machine Learning for Kids we will earn about AI concepts and tools and build AI projects using and models.

 

 

Where: Virtual on Zoom

When: June 22 – July 20

Tuesdays & Thursdays

4:00pm – 6:00pm

$395

Women's Entrepreneur Bootcamp

Join Girls Take the Lead for the Women’s Entrepreneur Bootcamp. Do you have an amazing idea and need help from experts before you put everything on the line? Or, have you started a company, but don’t have the background or skills to get things moving further?  Then this Bootcamp is for you!

We define the key components and skills you need to vet your idea and move ahead successfully. We then apply those skills to start or grow your business.

Who Should Participate: This Inclusive Women’s Entrepreneurship Program is for entrepreneurs who have an idea or problem they want to solve. If you have that problem solving idea and could benefit from an extra push, this Bootcamp is for you. Participants should be 16 years or older. 

More information on Eventbrite. Schedule combines Bootcamp and Personal Success Coaching.

Where: Olin College Needham MA

When: July 6 – July 9

Tuesday thru Friday

9:00am – 4:00pm

$600 full day in person

GirlsTech Innovate

In GirlsTech Innovate innovation and design drive solutions. Programs activities have an emphasis on innovation, the design process, problem solving, prototype & testing through a series of challenge projects.  Let’s be hands on innovators to design, prototype and create. Hands on STEM plus robotics, coding, CAD & digital projects and Design For Good.

Tuesday – Friday in shortened holiday week

 

Where: Olin College Needham MA

When: July 12 – July 16

Monday thru Friday

9:00am – 4:00pm

$750 full day in person

$375 half day virtual

Science of Cosmetics

Let’s explore the Beauty of Science in the world of cosmetics with a series of hands on projects. We will design and make products, use CAD for packaging design, Canva for marketing then create video for our product campaign.

A cosmetic chemist or cosmetic scientist designs, develops, formulates and tests skin care, personal care and color cosmetics for us, the consumer. In addition to creating innovative new products, the Cosmetic Scientist uses science to tackle issues such as the environmental impact, sustainability and Clean Cosmetics. 

There is also a virtual Science of Cosmetics option from 1pm – 4pm EST.

Where: Olin College Needham MA

When: July 19 – July 23

Monday thru Friday

9:00am – 4:00pm

$750 full day in person

$375 half day virtual

Design For Good

Design with heart for social impact.

In Design for Good girls will use problem solving and design thinking to be a catalyst for community projects that create positive social impact.

Girls will develop in demand digital skills with Adobe plus skills in design thinking, technology, graphic design, usability, messaging and communication.

We will learn Canva and Adobe tools to develop a website or technology product for a socially engaged organization, business or nonprofit including social media or crowdfunding campaign for the student portfolio and digital Showcase.

There is also a virtual Design For Good option 1pm – 4pm EST.

 

Where: Olin College Needham MA

When: July 26 – July 30

Monday thru Friday

9:00am – 4:00pm

$750 full day in person

$375 half day virtual

Pollution Solution

Let’s be eco scientists and discover, explore and experiment in the eco challenges that impact us locally and globally. Are we living green? We all use water, create trash, create waste and pollution. How about clean water? Whats is your water footprint and carbon footprint? Plastics in the ocean are so harmful to the environment, birds, sea life and us. How can we alter the lifecycle of plastics?

We will rise to the challenge, collaborate and innovate to positively impact the Pollution Solution and demonstrate ideas with an app, game or video project.

There is also a virtual Pollution Solution option 1pm – 4pm EST.

Where: Olin College Needham MA

When: August 2 – August 6

Monday thru Friday

9:00am – 4:00pm

$750 full day in person

NASA Mars Lab

In the NASA Mars Lab our mission is to explore living in space and invent, design, and prototype something that solves a real world problem simulation.

We explore all things NASA, Mars, robotics in space, space exploration, space tourism, SpaceX and Axiom Space. We will explore aeronautics, rovers, rockets, robotic arms and space engineering.

It’s been almost 20 years since people began living aboard the ISS or International Space Station. To date 239 people from 19 countries have visited the ISS. What’s more exciting, we had the first all women spacewalk. So what’s next?

Where: Olin College Needham MA

When: August 9 – August 13

Monday thru Friday

9:00am – 4:00pm

$750 full day in person

CAD Design Model Print

STEM & Design are natural partners. In CAD Design Model Print we explore where design and technology intersect. We will work on a series of mini challenges in wearable tech, the smart house, jewelry, fashion, food and design thinking solutions. Did you know we can use CAD for clothing and pizza?

We use what we learn to design model and print with 3D Printer & CAD tools. Students use the engineering design process, creativity and critical thinking.

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