Olivia's Pathways to STEM

My daughter, Olivia, received an invitation to attend the 2018 National Youth Leadership Foundation's Pathways to STEM, to be held at Loyola University in Chicago.

Olivia has always had an interest in science, mathematics, computing, and electronics. Her raw skills are impressive, and in some ways she has surpassed me.

This is the opportunity of a lifetime for a ten year old young lady; unfortunately the tuition cost for the one day program is $2195.00. We are asking for donations totalling $2500.00 to cover the costs of tuition, plus any fees for the fundraiser.

For those interested in knowing what Pathways to STEM is, here is some information from the website (https://www.envisionexperience.com/explore-our-programs/national-youth-leadership-forum-pathways-to-stem): 

"NYLF Pathways to STEM is a unique learning experience for bright, forward-thinking elementary school students who will evolve into next generation innovators, engineers, doctors, software developers, and scientists.

Students learn by doing during six days of hands-on simulations and workshops, while making new friends and having unforgettable adventures.

Virtually all career fields today require a solid foundation of STEM. That’s precisely why these are the fastest growing areas of study, and the reason that STEM professionals are in the highest demand in the United States and throughout the world. Early exposure to these fields can set today’s kids on a path to success by giving them the tools needed to make informed decisions about the future.

NYLF Pathways to STEM is a fantastic opportunity for curious and high-aspiring young students to explore the frontiers of 21st century science and technology."
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Rick Givens
Plainfield, IL

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