DETOUR launched FANCY in STEAM - to engage girls of color to ignite their interest in entering in STEAM career fields.
This initiative was launched to increase the amount of girls of color studying and working in STEAM career fields. According to the San Diego Workforce Partnership, STEAM occupations in San Diego are projected to grow an average of 10% by 2021, adding over 61,000 jobs - paying an average annual salary of $83,000.
F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Expo
Saturday, April 27, 2019 9am-2pm
Save The Date
O’Farrell Charter School
6130 Skyline Dr, San Diego, CA 92114
Encouragement * Empowerment * Education
This free event will host 200 teenage girls between the ages of 11 - 19 as local professional women and community advocates provide empowerment through seminars, panel discussions, and entertainment. Girls will have the opportunity to engage in discussion, interact with others to share their stories, and connect with community mentors and service providers. Outcomes include increased self-esteem, self-efficacy, knowledge, awareness, and guidance towards life purpose and direction.