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Norton Welcomes D.C.-Area Girls to STEM Day on Capitol Hill

Jul 13, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) this morning welcomed girls from 17 public and public charter schools in the Washington, D.C.-area to Capitol Hill for a day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) events as part of the Fourth Annual GE Girls STEM Camp.  Norton provided opening remarks before a panel discussion, entitled “Inspiring Girls to Dream Big in STEM.”

“It was a joy to welcome a bright and talented group of our girls to Capitol Hill as they explore their passions in STEM-related fields,” Norton said.  “We need them now more than ever to fill the jobs of tomorrow.  We must do more to encourage girls and young women to keep our nation moving forward in all STEM fields.”