WIB-RTP: YWIB Spring Into STEM 2019
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WIB-RTP: YWIB Spring Into STEM 2019

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
Where: BRITE Building at NC Central University (NCCU) Campus
Rooms 2140 & 2150
302 E Lawson Street
Durham, NC  27707
United States
Contact: WIB-RTP

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WIB-RTP Young Women In Bio, in coordination with Graduate Women in Science RTP, is excited to be hosting its annual Spring Into STEM event on April 27 for middle school girls. RTP-YWIB  held the first ever Spring Into STEM event in 2016, which lead the way for YWIB to create a national festival around Spring Into STEM. Throughout the morning, participants will have the experience to extract their own DNA, learn about design and engineering principles during a hands on biomedical engineering activity, be introduce to colloid science while making their own slime, and be amazed by the diversity present throughout entomology. Girls will be able to take home their own lab notebook.

The Spring Into Stem Event will be held at North Carolina Central University’s Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE) on April 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Girls must wear closed toe shoes! 

Please read and complete the YWIB permission form located here.


8:45 a.m .- 9:00 a.m.: Registration
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Hands on activities


YWIB Age Group
4th grade and above 

Pricing Information

  • Members: Free
  • Non-Members: Free


Walk-Ins Accepted?



Online Registration Deadline

April 24, 2019


Maximum Capacity


Additional accessibility

The BRITE Building is fully accessible to those with physical disabilities, and seating will be available throughout this event. If you need any additional accommodations, please contact us ahead of the event at rtp@womeninbio.org.


Parking Information

Parking is available in either the lot adjacent to the BRITE Building (302 E.Lawson St)  or the next lower lot one block further down Lawson St. No parking pass is required on weekends.