Dream Day returns to Sussex County


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  • Participant during the last Dream Day working with Johnson & Johnson to make a lava lamp.)



— On September 30, 2017, The DreamGirls Initiative will be hosting their popular Dream Day workshop. This free event is open any girl in grades 6th through 8th grade. Dream Day will take place at Newton High School, 44 Ryerson Avenue, Newton, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is free. However, registration is required. Online registration can be completed at tinyurl.com/DreamDayNewton2017.

Participants will be treated to a variety of activities and demonstrations by female engineers and scientists. Among companies participating in the workshop are Revlon, Johnson & Johnson, BD Medical Technology, Mondelez International, Community College of Morris, and Picatinny Arsenal.

Girls will get the opportunity to interact with industry professionals through hands-on activities, including learning how Oreo cookies are made, making their own bath bombs, and working through a cyber security video game. Participants will also receive free giveaways.

This free event is made possible through the generosity of local sponsors including Gold Sponsor, Thor Labs. Among other sponsors are First Hope Bank, Sussex Bank, and Newton Walmart.

The DreamGirls Initiative is a nonprofit program committed to closing the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers. DreamGirls programming inspires middle school girls by showcasing female role models working in exciting careers.

Additional information can be requested by emailing dreamsneeddoing@gmail.com.

Follow DreamGirls at www.Facebook.com/TheDreamGirlsInitiative, on Instagram at DreamGirlsInitiative, and Twitter at DreamGirlsInit.

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