Girls Get WISE Science Retreat, April 28

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

UPEI is hosting the annual Girls Get WISE Science Retreat on Friday, April 28 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm in the School of Sustainable Design Engineering. The event is open to girls in grades 7 to 9.

Girls Get Wise is a fun, educational, day-long science retreat! Participate in hands-on chemistry, physics, and engineering sessions PLUS learn about different science, technology, engineering and math careers from female role models.

Registration is limited to 75 participants. Register online before April 21. The cost is $10, and includes lunch. For more information, contact Amy Hsiao at or Megan Glover at

This event is hosted by Engineers PEI and UPEI with assistance from Let’s Talk Science and WISE (Women In Science and Engineering) Atlantic.

The University of Prince Edward Island prides itself on people, excellence, and impact and is committed to assisting students reach their full potential in both the classroom and community. With roots stemming from two founding institutions—Prince of Wales College and Saint Dunstan’s University—UPEI has a reputation for academic excellence, research innovation, and creating positive impacts locally, nationally, and internationally. UPEI is the only degree granting institution in the province and is proud to be a key contributor to the growth and prosperity of Prince Edward Island.

Dave Atkinson
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