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Road Not Taken a success with local high school females

Posted Mar. 25, 2011

Dr. Randi S. Schneider, associate director of Student Success Programs at Kent State University, was the keynote speaker for The Road Not Taken, a High Math/High Tech/High Wage conference for young women which was held at Kent State University at Trumbull on Friday, March 25.Road Not Taken

Approximately 170 sophomore girls from Trumbull County high schools participated in the conference, which was designed to encourage young women to explore nontraditional careers in math, science and technology.

Local professional women conducted presentations and hands-on activities on various career topics. Students chose four career areas which they wanted to explore during the five-hour event. 
Career areas covered at the conference included architecture, banking/finance, computer forensics, computer technology, engineering, entrepreneurship, biotechnology, health care and pharmacy, and polymer science.

The conference was presented by The Trumbull Career & Technical Center and the Kent State University at Trumbull Diversity Council.