Green STEM Girls Program

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November 20, 2018
All Day

December 5, 2018
All Day

February 19, 2019
All Day

March 19, 2019
All Day

April 9, 2019
All Day

May 14, 2019
All Day


The Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center (ABRC) and the Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) are proud to partner with the Franklin Park Conservatory (FPC) for their new program, Green STEM Girls. FPC’s Green STEM Girls is an afterschool program for students at the Columbus City Preparatory School for Girls. With a focus on women in STEM, this program highlights science, sustainability and the arts.

Five staff, faculty and graduate students from ABRC, CAPS and the Translational Plant Sciences (TPS) Graduate Program will visit students during the afterschool program throughout the 2018-2019 school year. Each program will include a career talk followed by hands-on plant science activities. In addition, Green STEM Girls students will visit The Ohio State University for a tour of ABRC’s laboratories and growth facilities.

Program Schedule
Nov. 20th              Stephanie Karhoff, TPS PhD Fellow
Dec. 5th                Field trip to ABRC
Feb. 5th                Courtney Price, ABRC & CAPS Education & Outreach Specialist
March 19th           Dr. Katrina Cornish, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
April 9th                Dr. Anna Dobritsa, Department of Molecular Genetics
May 14th              Ashely Stewart, TPS PhD Fellow