SESSION BIOS

Women in education

  • This session will feature young women that are high school students who are advocates in the field of education. 

  • This can include making education accessible to all students, ensuring a quality education, helping low-income students receive a quality education, giving resources to economically disadvantaged students, etc.

  • This would also include educating/tutoring students about subjects (ex. making curriculum about financial literacy and distributing it to students)

WOMEN IN STEM

  • This session will feature young women that are high school students who are advocates in the field of STEM

  • This includes closing the gender gap in STEM, making stem accessible to students of different socioeconomic backgrounds, etc. 

  • Ex. presenting an organization that conducts STEM workshops for girls

 

WOMEN IN POLITICS/ ACTIVISM

  • This session will feature young women that are high school students who are actively engaging themselves in the field of politics and law. 

  • This can include being congressional interns, working with congressional officials, working on campaigns, interning at a law firm, etc. There are several possibilities that fit into this category. 

  • This session will also feature young women that are high school students who have experience in the field of activism. 

  • This can include protests, marches, advocating for reform about pressing issues such as gender equality and women’s rights, etc.

WOMEN IN BUSINESS

  • This session will feature young women that are high school students who run their own company or organization and have advice/ expertise they want to share in the field of entrepreneurship and business

  • Girls x GenZ Con 2020 will also have women CEOs to give advice to student panelists about running a successful organization/ business.

  • This session is for students talking about how they started their organization and what steps they took to grow their organization.

WOMEN IN MEDICINE/ RESEARCH

  • This session will feature young women that are high school students who are actively engaging themselves in the field of medicine and research. 

  • Examples of this include developing critical research for certain medical disorders, working to cure a certain disease, educating students on a career in medicine, etc.

 

WOMEN IN HUMANITIES

  • This session will feature young women that are high school students who are making strides in humanities and helping people across the world receive basic human needs. 

  • This includes working towards ending homelessness, hunger, poverty, lack of water, etc.