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1 Youth for Astronomy and Engineering Tania Anderson July 16 th 2012

2 Y outh for A stronomy and E ngineering YAE reaches out to youth from all walks of life. YAE’s mission is to develop and encourage a supportive environment that will heighten diversity in the astronomical community by increasing awareness to young women, minorities, and those with special needs of career opportunities in the astronomical and engineering field.

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4 Upcoming Events Family Night at the Institute, Guest Speaker Jessica Harris, Friday, July 20th, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - "New Adventures with the James Webb Space Telescope ft. Infrared Camera Demo" Family Night at the Institute, Guest Speaker Dr. Erin Elliot, Friday, August 10th, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - "Building the James Webb Space Telescope“ Fall Astronomy Club Session Fall Session Meetings Dates Saturday, September 15th (9:00 a.m noon) Saturday, October 20th (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) (Celebrating Astronomy Day with Harford Astronomical Society) Saturday, November 17th (9:00 a.m noon) Parent and Daughter Evening Under the Stars, Guest Speaker Dr. Rosa Diaz, Friday, November 2, 2012, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Parent and Son Evening Under the Stars, Friday, November 9, 2012, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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6 Partnerships YAE has community partnerships with the following organizations: Maryland Science Center Harford Astronomical Society Baltimore's Child Magazines Local Libraries Public Schools through out Maryland Western High School**** Girls Scout of America National Girls Collaborative Project Parks and Recreations Mayor's Office YouthWorks Program My Sister's Circle

7 HOW YOU CAN HELP!!! Astronomy Speakers Engineering Speakers Telescope Operators  Other Volunteer opportunities are also available

8 Contact Information Tania Anderson Manager, Youth for Astronomy and Engineering Program Direct Line: Website:


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