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Girls Day: Museum in Motion

Girls Day celebrates women who are exploring, researching, and innovating in fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Move your brain and body through high-energy activities like building kinetic sculptures. Meet women in STEM who study and control movement in everything from molecules to robots. Come explore and build with amazing women in STEM working in fields like Transportation, Robotics, Kinetic Art and more.

This family-friendly event is recommended for ages 10 and up, but all are welcome.

Saturday, November 12
Free with museum admission.

Hands-on Activities:

10:30am-12:30pm – Makey-Makey in the Collections Gallery Workshop

11am-4:00pm – Building Automata in the Maker Hub

1pm-3:00pm – High-Speed Imaging in the Learning Lab

Gallery Talk:

Data Visualization and the Making of American DNA:
Tracing Threads Gallery Talk with with Claire Gorman.

Programs in The Exchange:

Pathways in Aerospace:
MIT Graduate Women in Aerospace Engineering featuring Chloe Genten, Dansil Green, and Adriana Mitchell.

ElectriPop – Low-Cost, Shape-Shifting Displays:
Cathy Fang, Graduate Student, Tangible Media Group, MIT Media Lab.

MIT Student Club – Motorsports:
Megan Gupta-She, Alexis Huynh, Anahita Srinivasan, and Annastina Taboada of MIT Motorsports Club.

Autonomous Vehicles:
Jenny Larios Berlin, MIT Alum and Co-founder, Optimus Ride.

MIT Student Club – Rocket Team:
Claire Johnson, Tamara Rupani, and Vaneeza Hinderman.

Supported by the Sawhney Fund for Student Programs