Open House - Girls in S.T.E.A.M. Institute

Girls in S.T.E.A.M. Institute

PAST EVENT

Open House for the public to support the 2021 Inaugural Girls Virtual Reality Team Business Challenge, July 29 - July 30 2021, in Zoom and AltspaceVR.

The Girls STEAM Institute's first Virtual Reality conference is geared to educate and encourage young girls 12-17 to become entrepreneurs and solve world problems. Twelve girls were chosen by representing diversity in geography, age, culture and were assigned to a team of 4 to develop a business with viable concepts to remedy Mental Health Issues.

For details and to attend the full two-day event, check the 2021 Inaugural Girls Virtual Reality Team Business Challenge schedule.

Our STEAMers (alumni) are excited to present their business ideas to a live audience through AltspaceVR for the first time ever. Join us to cheer them on and lets STEAM AHEAD together!

July 30th, the Business Challenge comes to AltspaceVR. The schedule is:

  • Special Guest Keynote Speakers and renowned legends in science and innovation, Dr. Thomas Furness III, grandfather of virtual reality and Ray Kurzweil, inventor, scientist, educator and author with emphasis in artificial intelligence. Their topic will be “The Future of Technology and its Impact on Solving Climate Change”.
  • Keynote Luncheon speaker is Lorelle VanFossen, co-founder and director of Educators in VR, a global network of educators, learners, students, researchers, and passionate enthusiasts, her talk is entitled, “Land with Dignity and Style”.
  • Keynote speaker Dr. Angelina Dayton, of Virtual World Society, a virtual reality scientific researcher, user experience designer, speaker, consultant and trainer, and founder of Students in VR.
  • Presentation & Awards will be handed out in the afternoon Friday after the Teams present their innovation in VR on mental health. Join us for the presentations and celebrations.

All of our speakers are world-renowned and highly esteemed in their fields and industries, you won’t want to miss it!

Produced by Educators in VR.

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