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Events & Opportunities

  • Esperanza en Educación

    Description

    Esperanza en Educación uses history and culture in such a way that motivates and empowers attendees to take control of their future. The purpose of this conference is to promote positive self-esteem, social consciousness, and cultural awareness, while simultaneously emphasizing the importance of higher education. We hope that the workshops and interactions with current Latino/a Hispanic UW students, staff, and faculty and the community will provide both the resources and role models to help students make a commitment to pursue higher education. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the UW and discover all the possibilities awaiting.

    Note: Participation is open to all students regardless of race/ethnic background.

    Event Date

    Saturday, May 7th, 2022

    9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

    Kane Hall (KNE), Room 120

    Target Group

    Latino/a high school 10th and 11th grade students with a 3.0 GPA or higher

    Parent/Guardian Permission Form

    Students are required to submit a parent/guardian permission form to participate in the conference. You will be emailed a permission slip via DocuSign several days before the conference. As soon as you receive it, please have your parent/guardian digitally submit the form.

    REGISTER NOW!

  • Rising SEAs Conference

    Description

    Rising SEAs is a conference designed for Southeast Asian high school students who are interested in applying to the University of Washington Seattle. The purpose of the conference is to encourage, motivate and empower Southeast Asian students to purse higher education, as well as to give them an opportunity to experience what the University of Washington has to offer. Participants will meet UW staff and current UW Southeast Asian students, receive information on college admission, campus programs, and resources. Through interactive workshops, the collective space will provide an opportunity for participants to share their Southeast Asian cultural experience and build community with fellow participants in preparation to be a competitive applicant to UW.

    Event Date

    Friday, May 20th, 2022

    8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

    Target Group

    Underrepresented Southeast Asian and Asian American high school students.

    Underrepresented Southeast Asian students are defined but not limited to the following ethnic heritages: Khmer, Khmer Loeu, Khmer Krom, Hmong, Mien, Khmu, Lao, Taidam, Tai Lue, Vietnamese, Cham, Montagnards, Karen; this group also includes students from Bhutanese and Burmese heritages.

    Parent/Guardian Permission Form

    Students are required to submit a parent/guardian permission form to participate in the virtual conference. You will be emailed a permission slip via DocuSign several days before the conference. As soon as you receive it, please have your parent/guardian digitally submit the form.

    REGISTER NOW!

  • High School Virtual Healthcare Career Fair

    The BIPOC Health Careers Ecosystem, which strives to recruit more Black, Brown & Indigenous students to leadership careers in healthcare, is an official co-sponsor of Sound Careers in Healthcare (SCIH) virtual career fair.

    This virtual event will allow you to:

    • Discover new career opportunities from bedside care to mental health and beyond.
    • Expand your healthcare knowledge on various career pathways.
    • Engage with diverse healthcare professionals, educators, and students. Ask questions and get answers.
    • Stay positive and get involved! Bring your unique experience and perspective.

    This FREE event for local high school youth and young adults ages 16-24 to learn about healthcare career pathways runs April 25-29, 2022, 3-4:30 pm.

    SCIH emphasizes BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), low-income, and first-generation students who are under-represented in healthcare professions.

    Register Here!

  • Sea Solidarity

    Program Description:

    Sea Solidarity centers BIPOC High School aged youth from South Seattle to South King County with an interest in marine animals, conservation, environmental justice, and building meaningful connections. Please share this program with your contacts or youth who may be interested in this program.

    The Sea Solidarity Program is a free program by BIPOC staff designed for BIPOC High School aged youth, with a focus on those from South Seattle to South King County. This program will take youth across a journey of 8 program meetings throughout virtual Wednesday evening and in person Saturday morning to afternoons of May 2022.

    Opportunities include Seattle Aquarium tours with an empathy perspective, behind the scenes, connection with BIPOC Aquarium staff, tidepool exploration, and opportunities to engage in healing practices. This is an affinity space for participants to find joy, healing and build capacity together. 

    Priority registration is open now until April 17th, after which applications will be considered in the order they are submitted. Please see the flyer and website for more information, and for any further questions or comments, please email Suzannah Yu (she/her) s.yu@seattleaquarium.org.

    Registration link:

    Sea Solidarity | Seattle Aquarium

  • Readiness for Islander Success in Education (RISE) Conference

    Description

    Readiness for Islander Success in Education (RISE) is designed to engage Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander high school students interested in applying to the University of Washington Seattle. Participants will meet current UW Pacific Islander students, UW faculty, staff, key community members and will receive information on college admissions and comprehensive writing workshops, scholarship resources, cultural empowerment activities, and extensive college network that will support and mentor them through the college application process.

    Note: Participation is open to all students regardless of race/ethnic background.

    Event Date

    Friday, January 14th, 2022

    9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    Target Group

    Pacific Islander high school students.

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  • Computer Science Education Week!

    December 6th – 12th is Computer Science Education Week! Computer Science Education Week is an annual call to action to inspire K-12 students to learn computer science, advocate for equity, and celebrate the contributions of students, teachers, and partners to the field. There are a lot of great educational events happening, as well as many Hour of Code events being held all over the world during this week.

    Celebrate with the University of Washington Allen School!

    The University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering invites Washington State high school students & their communities to celebrate with us!

    When: Monday, December 6th – Saturday, December 11th

    What: We will be hosting a series of virtual events & activities (via zoom) that give high school students & their communities the opportunity to connect with Allen School undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty to learn about computer science, college life, research, and more!

    RSVP: Learn more and RSVP here! 

    If you have any questions feel free to reach out to our team at Outreach@cs.washington.edu.

  • iDigTRIO Biological Career Conference & Fair

    We are excited to announce that the iDigTRIO Biology Career Conference and Fair will be taking place throughout the week of February 21st, 2022. The iDigTRIO conference is aimed at collegiate and pre-collegiate students associated with TRIO programs around the United States. The mission of the iDigTRIO conference is to provide opportunities to explore careers and graduate programs in the biological sciences to first-generation, limited income, and underrepresented students (Black, Latinx, Indigenous, other students of color, and students with disabilities). In addition, through intentional programming and networking, we seek to create future leaders in science and build a sense of community for their academic, personal, and professional journeys.

    Our iDigTRIO 2022 will be a hybrid experience. As of now, we are planning for in-person career shadowing and mentoring February 21-23 and an in-person resource fair and reception on Wednesday, February 23rd, followed by a virtual 3-day conference February 24-26, 2022.  Virtual mentoring opportunities will be made available after the conference. This event is completely free, but we do not have travel or lodging support currently. Please register today and also help us spread the word!

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  • Coalition Virtual College Fairs

    This Fall, the Coalition will be hosting their largest virtual fair yet, featuring 140+ schools to help students explore smart college options from home.  This virtual college fair will provide students the opportunity to discover new schools and ask their questions about the college search process.

    At the Coalition’s virtual college fairs, you’ll have the chance to connect with schools you may have heard of and discover new schools to add to your list.

    What do they all have in common? All Coalition colleges and universities have a proven commitment to access, affordability and student success.

    Dates:  October 5 & 6, 2021 (3 – 7pm Pacific)

    Learn more and register before all spaces are full!

  • Shades of Purple

    Shades of Purple is a one-day student conference for American Indian/Alaska Native and underrepresented minority high school seniors (Class of 2022) in Washington who are interested in attending the University of Washington in Seattle. This includes the following underrepresented minority groups: Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (Melanesian, Micronesian, Polynesian, etc.), and Southeast Asian (Vietnamese, Lao, Khmer, Hmong, Mien, Burmese, etc.).

    Shades of Purple was created to encourage American Indian/Alaska Native and underrepresented minority students to pursue higher education as well as to give them the opportunity to experience the UW. Participants will attend workshops to prepare them for the UW admissions process, meet future classmates, learn about campus programs, and much more.

    Note: Application and participation is open to all students regardless of race/ethnic background.

    Conference dates, times and registration can be found HERE.

    For questions please email:  reach@uw.edu

  • 2021 Rising SEAS Conference

    Rising SEAs is a conference designed for Southeast Asian high school students who are interested in applying to the University of Washington Seattle. The purpose of the conference is to encourage, motivate and empower Southeast Asian students to purse higher education, as well as to give them an opportunity to experience what the University of Washington has to offer. Participants will meet UW staff and current UW Southeast Asian students, receive information on college admission, campus programs, and resources. Through interactive workshops, the collective space will provide an opportunity for participants to share their Southeast Asian cultural experience and build community with fellow participants in preparation to be a competitive applicant to UW.

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