Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center & Women Engineers

February 25, 2017: Women Engineers…#IRL!

Wrap up Engineer’s Week by visiting the Connecticut Science Center to meet ROCKSTAR women engineers…in real life! Join Many Mentors and meet enthusiastic young women who are conducting innovative work in health, transportation, and even robotics! Swing by the 4th floor to meet them, learn about their jobs, check out the tools they use to solve challenging problems and even get some advice about college and career paths.  While you’re there, take a #STEMselfie to mark the occasion!

Cybersecurity Workshops for Girls

Saturday, April 1, 8, & 15 – 8:30AM– 2PM

CyberSAFE Challenge, Saturday, April 22 –– 8AM-5PM

Does technology offer security? Is your information safe?  Would you like to become an ethical hacker?

Cybersecurity Workshops for Girls is designed to introduce middle and high school students to Computer Forensics, Network Pentesting, Ethical Hacking, and Cryptography. Over the course of three consecutive Saturdays, girls will engage with college-aged instructors and mentors to gain insight into college and career opportunities in the growing field of Information Security. They will acquire experience using the tools and techniques commonly utilized by hackers to scan, enumerate, evade, and attack networks.  Participants will be invited to practice and apply their developing skill-set to explore cybersecurity challenges and defend modern networks against cyber-attacks at the day-long CyberSAFE Challenge on Saturday, April 22. No prior coding experience is required to participate. Special thanks to media sponsor, Teentivity.com and program partner, Capital Community College.

Registration Fees:

  • $150 Non-members, $120 Members & Corporate Members, includes all three training sessions; Plus, light breakfast, lunch, and certificate each day.
  • $175 Non-Members, $135 Members & Corporate Members, includes all three training session and entrance into the day-long CyberSAFE Challenge
  • $35 Non-Members, $25 Members & Corporate Members, for entrance into the day-long CyberSAFE Challenge (includes light breakfast, lunch, snacks, and t-shirt)

Note:  Participants must commit to all three training sessions.

For more information and to register, contact Amy Sailor at 860-520-2163 or asailor@ctsciencecenter.org

Cybersecurity Workshops for girls is a Connecticut Science Center Women in Science initiative. Information technology is one of the fastest growing U.S. industries, and computing professions rank among the top 10 fastest growing professions. A 2015 pool conducted by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (the largest organization that certifies cyber professionals), found that of the 14,000 information security professionals in developed countries, just 10 percent were women.

Connecticut Science Center

250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford CT

Hours of Operation: The Connecticut Science Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10AM to 5PM.

General Admission: $23.95 Adults/$16.95 Youth (Ages 3-17)/$21.95 Seniors (Ages 65+)/Kids under 3 are FREE. Group pricing is also available.

The Science Center is centrally located in downtown Hartford with easy access from I-84 and I-91 and convenient onsite parking. For current prices and hours of operation please visit http://www.CTScienceCenter.org/admission or call (860) SCIENCE [724-3623].

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