Partnership for After School Education


January 14, 2015

Webinar on How Role Models and Mentors are Inspiring Girls in STEM

On January 28, 2015, the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) holds a free webinar, Breaking Stereotypes: How Role Models and Mentors are Inspiring Girls in STEM. Through initiatives like the FabFems Project (an international directory of female STEM role models), the NGCP brings together individuals and organizations committed to supporting and engaging girls in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM). In the webinar, participants will hear how role models and mentors are creating impact in national and international settings, through both in-person and online environments. The webinar will also explore programs and resources from throughout NGCP and the FabFems network, and share opportunities to get involved in role modeling and mentoring projects.

January 14, 2015

Forum on FAFSA, Financial Aid, & Funding Your Students' College Education

On February 2, 2015, Graduate NYC!, the NYC Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Readiness, Capital One Bank, and the New School's Center for NYC Affairs hold a Community Best Practices Forum on FAFSA, Financial Aid, & Funding Your Students' College Education. The event will share useful tips from the New School's republished "FAFSA: The How-To Guide for High School Students," which was designed to meet the needs of NYC's first generation college students. Forum attendees will also get updated information on college financing and new tools for working with students on FAFSA and financial aid issues, and there will be networking and opportunities for questions and discussions throughout the day. Participants must register ahead of time, and space is limited.