The 34th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is being held today in the Las Positas College Gymnasium, 3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore.
The daylong event with the theme "Get Connected With Your Future," is for girls, grades 6-9, from Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore, San Ramon and Sunol school districts to increase interest and foster awareness of careers in math and science.
At the conference, girls will participate in hands-on workshops, a special group activity and a career fair. The conference also will provide young women opportunities to meet and interact with positive role models who are actively engaged in math- and science-related careers.
For parents, there is a two-and-a-half hour workshop on college planning, academic requirements, financial aid and transferring to a four-year university.
The conference is coordinated by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, Sandia National Laboratories/California, Las Positas College and the Association of University Women.