Girls Leading in Advanced Manufacturing

 

GLAM: Girls Leading in Advanced Manufacturing

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Download applications and information below; ownload Applications for the 2016 AFLOI Program:

2017 GLAM Information Sheet

2017 GLAM Application Form

2017 GLAM Schedule of Events

Applications closed on Friday 31 March 2017

 

Girls Leading in Advanced Manufacturing (GLAM); hosted by GRVEC, supported by Skilling the Bay.

GLAM is an educational program introducing Year 9 & 10 female students to the exciting world of advanced manufacturing.

GLAM encourages girls to explore the breadth of careers associated with advanced manufacturing, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) in a fun, creative, problem-solving environment.

15 girls across Geelong secondary schools will have the opportunity to participate in 5 program events, including: industry tours, presentations from experts in the field as well as a hands-on workshop to create a team project using their creativity and problem-solving skills.  Throughout the program, female industry professionals will motivate the students as they are educated on academic pathways that lead to a variety of career opportunities within the manufacturing industry.

 

 

Key messages

  • Advanced manufacturing serves someone’s needs
  • Girls are generally creative – building something can make a difference
  • “Creativity being the generation of new ideas, innovation as the successful exploitation of new ideas and design shaping these ideas to become attractive to end-users”. CADET, Deakin University flyer

Outcomes

  • Enlightenment (about advanced manufacturing)
  • Self-confidence
  • Greater uptake of STEM
  • Exposure to more career opportunities