LaWIT is an organization comprised of women dedicated to the fields of Technology, Engineering, and Science. No matter what tech-related field you're in, our organization provides a broad range of support and resources to advance women in Southern Louisiana. We recognize the unique challenges women face in their professional careers. Our networking opportunities give members the chance to expand their professional contacts, and build upon skills and knowledge that will take their career to the next level. LaWIT serves as a conduit between students and professionals, emphasizing the need for our next generation to pursue and master technology, engineering, and science careers. With the resources of the professional community behind it, LaWIT aims to raise awareness so that young women feel empowered to pursue a challenging, creative, and fulfilling career path.
Move over Barbie, there is a new kid on the block. Her name is Goldie Blox. She is a kid inventor and engineer. So while you drive around in your fancy Glam Pink Convertible, Goldie Blox will grow up one day and build the company that will re-invent your future ride. This is the world as envisioned by Debbie Sterling, an inspiring millennial with a Stanford engineering degree in hand. She is on a mission that aims to get girls in on the game of inventing, creating and engineering. She is doing this through her creation of a character and toy set called Goldie Blox.read more
Mrs. Kim Fossey does a great job of exploring Louisiana's strategy and capacity for advancing STEM education, careers, and workforce for all. Louisiana has its own array of STEM assets, strengths and approaches in place - thus this site is designed to discover these strategies and activities. Please take a moment to read her blog! I am sure she would appreciate any comments or new discussion topics!read more