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GETT Gives Girls in STEM Inspiration


The Chester County Economic Development Council gave more than 700 girls the chance to explore STEM careers at its event Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology (GETT). NBC10 news anchor Rosemary Connors spoke to the girls, who represented more than 100 area schools, about exploring their passions. Take a look at the day that was filled with robotics, rockets and roller coasters among other scientific endeavors.  


Hundreds of girls await the landing of a Sikorsky helicopter on a sports field at West Chester East High School. It kicked off Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology, a free event to help girls explore careers in science and technology presented by the Chester County Economic Development Council on Saturday, March 12.


Audrey Brady, General Manager, Coatesville Operations at Sikorsky, who co-piloted a helicopter that landed at the GETT event, spoke to participants about careers in STEM.


NBC10 news anchor and reporter Rosemary Connors explores robotics with the Downingtown Area Robotics Team Sab-BOT-age, participants in the FIRST Robotics Competition. 


Middle school age GETT attendees explore the PJM table at the GETT Expo and their activity, “How does conservation impact electricity prices?”


Sixth graders reassemble computers and also learn about IT careers during the “Inside the Box/Hardware Rocks!” session at GETT.


Some of the more than 700 girls singing along during the closing rally for Girls Exploring Tommorrow’s Technology. 

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