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STEM Chica Conference Features Leadership & Career Workshops

WHAT: STEM Chica Conference: This STEM conference for girls will help local female pre-teen and teen girls to experience a real STEM job mentored by professionals in this leadership and science, technology, engineering and math career workshop.

WHEN: November 12 ( 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

WHERE: TecH20 Center (10751 Montana)

WHO: Latinitas, the American Association of University Women and the TecH20 Center are partnering to co-host the STEM Chica Conference. The STEM Chica conference is created especially for girls ages 9 and up with unique hands-on workshops, exhibits and panels.

WHY: The STEM Chica Conference is geared toward encouraging pre-teen and teen girls to aim high by setting high goals for themselves, achieving in academic realms and exploring STEM professional opportunities for their future success. Girls are invited to imagine their future STEM career and meet STEM role models. Workshops are led by professional women who are excited about sharing their careers with participants. STEM Chica features unique hands-on STEM workshops, activities and inspiring guest speakers.

REGISTER: Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information, call 219.8554, email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or visit www.LatinitasElPaso.com.
ABOUT LATINITAS: Latinitas is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of Latina youth. Through multimedia enrichment programs, Latinitas empowers local girls to express themselves and connects them with role models and mentors who guide them in building their confidence and self-esteem. Latinitas members publishes www.latinitasmagazine.org, a bilingual webzine focused on informing, entertaining and inspiring young Latinas to grow into healthy, confident and successful women.


September 24 from 10am-4pm
Southwest University Auditorium (1414 Geronimo)
For Girls Ages 10-17
The Business Chica workshop is focused on encouraging local girls  to learn about careers in the business sector. Girls will connect with female business leaders as they develop business skills, receive financial literacy training and learn about entrepreneurship. Girls will be able to work in teams to develop their own entrepreneur venture ideas, create a business plan and design their own marketing campaign.  The Business Chica Conference is created especially for pre-teen and teen girls. For more information, contact us at 915.282.5639 or email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com. To sign up, complete our program registration form.


Latinitas hosts a workshop series of girl empowerment conferences with speakers, multimedia presentations, and hands-on workshops.

  • Past Workshops: Healthy Chica, College Chica, Business Chica.

Club Latinitas After-School Program

  • Weekly girl empowerment clubs focused on creative multimedia expression held at various public libraries, schools & housing authority sites during the school year.

Request a Workshop

Latinitas is offering a series of girl empowerment workshops in collaboration with schools, libraries, recreation centers, nonprofits, Girl Scout troops and churches. These sessions focus on helping girls build confidence through creative expression with themes such as self-esteem, media awareness, leadership, goal setting, leadership, college prep, healthy relationships, wellness and more. Latinitas hosts special events and field trips throughout the year focused on confidence-building and multimedia arts expression. Past Events: Cinema Chicas, Latinitas College Bound, Women’s History Art Festival, Wonder Woman Film Screening & Chica Power Fest.

To request a workshop, contact Latinitas at latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Summer Camp

Multimedia Arts Summer Classes: This Summer, local girls have an opportunity to get a taste of what their life could be like as a multimedia maker. Girls ages 9-14 can become a movie star, a news anchor, a photographer, a radio dj, a magazine writer, a poet, a graphic designer and more in Latinitas multimedia art classes. Through intense summer classes, girls can find their creative expression outlet by producing original media arts projects. As part of the program, girls will participate in multimedia arts and self-expression activities and have their work published on LatinitasMagazine.org. For more information, call 915.219.8554 or email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.