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Young Women Explore Careers During ‘Girls Take Over Tech’ Showcase

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GIRLS TAKE OVER TECH – a STEM showcase for middle and high school girls – was hosted by the ACC Foundation on Dec. 11 in the College’s Advanced Applied Technology Center (AATC).

young women gathered around computer screens and machinery

The open house was an opportunity for the young women and their parents to learn about careers in advanced manufacturing and skilled trades with local companies.

young women welding

Female ACC students and local professionals demonstrated equipment and provided hands-on learning opportunities in the fields of Mechatronics, Industrial Systems and Maintenance, Automotive Systems, Welding, CAD, Machining, HVAC and related fields. A National Science Foundation grant funds this event.

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