EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - Press Release--Source: National Weather Service in Shreveport (www.weather.gov/shv)
In an effort to encourage more young women to pursue scientific careers, the NOAA National Weather Service Forecast Office in Shreveport will host Girls Really Love Science – Girls LOve Weather 2.0 or "GiRLS GLOW 2.0" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 11. This open house will highlight careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. It is free and open to everyone.
GLOW 2.0 will feature hands-on science and weather activities, tours of the NWS Forecast Office, and a weather balloon launch at noon. Several additional organizations will participate in the event with displays and demonstrations, including: Girls Who Code, the Worley Observatory, Sci-Port Discovery Center, Nicole Madden from KSLA-TV, and Louisiana State University-Shreveport Entomology and Mathematics Departments.
"We are expanding our GiRLS GLOW 2.0 event this year to include more STEM careers," said Mario D. Valverde, meteorologist-in-charge of the Shreveport NWS Forecast Office. "All are welcome, so please come out and enjoy the day with us."