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||Summer Technology Engineering Preview Summer Camp (STEPS) (Detroit, MI)
||University of Detroit Mercy
||STEPS (Summer Technology Engineering Preview Summer camp for girls) is a one-week residential summer program for girls entering the 10th or 11th grade. STEPS was developed by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) in 1997 to encourage young women to consider engineering and manufacturing as a career. UDM camp’s main sponsor is Ford Motor Company, with additional support from Visteon and Daimler Chrysler.
||Contributed by: Parent on 9/14/2004
My daughter attended a Women in Science and Engineering workshop at UDM the summer after her sophmore year in high school. She is now studying engineering at UDM. It is beneficial. Many female high school students are still intimidated studying math and science.
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