Hundreds of middle school students attend ‘Girls Have IT Day’

More than 400 female middle school students from across the Valley, Casa Grande, Tucson, and various other parts of the state attended Xavier College Preparatory’s ninth annual “Girls Have IT Day!” on Friday, March 10. Part of the Arizona SciTech Festival, this year’s free event promoted young women’s involvement in science, information technology, engineering, art, and math and was made possible through the generous support of the Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Foundation, according to a press release.

Xavier’s annual STEAM event for teen girls to be March 10

Xavier College Preparatory will host its ninth annual “Girls Have IT Day!” on Friday, March 10 on Xavier’s campus, 4710 N. Fifth Street in Phoenix. The event will be 1-3 p.m. “Girls Have IT Day!” promotes young women’s involvement in science, technology, engineering, art, and math, according to a press release.