Girls Inc. of Carpinteria staff and board members were joined by representatives from the Avantor Foundation on Wednesday, March 10, to unveil the new Avantor STEM Lab, located inside the Girls Inc. campus on Foothill Road.
Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Executive Director Jamie Collins welcomed guests and provided an overview of the new STEM lab, which was made possible by a $75,000 grant from the Avantor Foundation and will focus on STEM programming for middle and high school students.
Several members from Girls Inc.’s Eureka! program joined the unveiling event and tested out various stations and activities including Cubelets (robotics/coding), Magformers (engineering), digital microscopes with prepared slides, and Crazy Circuits. Guests had the opportunity to rotate through the socially-distanced activities and speak with the girls.
For more information about Girls Inc. of Carpinteria or the Avantor STEM Lab, visit girlsinc-carp.org.