Penn Hosts Junior Girl Scouts at GUTS: Girls Understanding Technology and Science Day

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 13, 2008

WHO: Junior Girl Scouts and Girl Scouts at Penn
Ann Meredith, CEO, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania
Nancy Tkacs, Associate Professor of Nursing at Penn
Fox Leadership Program, Society of Women Engineers, Wharton Women and Advancing Women in Engineering

WHAT: GUTS: Girls Understanding Technology and Science program

WHERE: Claire M. Fagin Hall, 418 Curie Blvd. on the Penn campus

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Junior Girl Scouts in grades 4 through 6 will learn about science and complete a series of activities to earn their Science in Everyday Life badges.

GUTS is a program developed by Girl Scouts at Penn, a 14-member organization of undergraduate women, half of whom are winners of the Gold Award, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. Girl Scouts at Penn connects college students with the Girl Scout community and volunteers with troops in West Philadelphia.

Additional information is available by contacting Kristen Hughes at hugheskm@sas.upenn.edu.

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