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Argonne scientists recruit teen girls for next gen scientists

by Megan Dawson
Apr 17, 2014


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Argonne scientists shared career paths such as nuclear science with 300 high school girls visiting the lab for Science Careers in Search of Women

The next generation of women scientists, engineers and physicians gathered at the Argonne National Laboratory on April 10 for the 27th annual Science Careers in Search of Women conference. Three hundred teens from the Chicago area mingled with Argonne’s leading scientists and engineers and gained exposure to career options in STEM fields.