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CIERA Astronomers Provide Strong Support for The Adler Planetarium Girls do Hack Event Saturday, November 15th

On Saturday, November 15th the Adler Planetarium will run its 2nd annual Girls Do Hack event. Dr. Laura Trouille, CIERA Postdoctoral Fellow jointly appointed at the Adler Planetarium, is one of the event organizers.
Over 80 Chicago Public high school girls will gather at the Adler Planetarium for a day of hands-on STEM activities. CIERA graduate students Niharika Sravan and Katie Breivik are running the FUSE workshop. Matthew Rickert is helping with the WorldWide Telescope workshop led by Dr. Trouille.
Throughout the day the girls will be partnered with Chicago women in STEM mentors, including CIERA’s very own Francesca Valsecchi and Sara Rastegar.