LIVERMORE -- Young women interested in math and science careers have until Feb. 14 to register for the 36th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference on Feb. 22.
The day-long conference features hands-on workshops, a special group activity and a career fair, providing girls in sixth through ninth grades with opportunities to meet and interact with positive role models. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Las Positas College gymnasium, 3000 Campus Hill Dr. Registration is $20.
There will also be a workshop for parents on college planning, academic requirements, financial aid and transferring to a four-year university. Parents may register online or by mail in the registration form.
The conference is coordinated by Lawrence Livermore National Security, Sandia/California National Laboratories, Las Positas College and the American Association of University Women.
Contact Jeremy Thomas at 925-847-2184. Follow him at Twitter.com/jet_bang.