EDC Center for Children and Technology
Telementoring Young Women in Engineering and Computing:
Providing the Vital Link

Director: Dorothy Bennett and Margaret Honey
Contact: Dorothy Bennett
Funder: National Science Foundation

To encourage young women in secondary schools to pursue engineering and computing careers, CCT develops and evaluates "telementoring" environments that enable high school girls to communicate with women professionals and college students. The program will be implemented in five states through the Department of Energy's Adventures in Supercomputing program.

For more information, please read Volume 4, Number 1 of CCT Notes..., Telementoring: Using Telecommunications to Develop Mentoring Relationshps, and visit the Telementoring Website.

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