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Open Minds, Open Doors

STEM Career Conference

Online Registration September 8-23

Grant Wood AEA is pleased to offer the Open Minds, Open Doors conference in collaboration with Coe College and AAUW. Accompanied by a teacher from their school, students will attend two career workshop sessions, panel presentations, and an inspiring keynote address. The conference will provide students with information and resources supporting STEM-related careers and career paths.


The Open Minds, Open Doors conference is for girls in 7th and 8th grades.


Registration for Open Minds, Open Doors is channeled via communication with middle school and junior high counselors. If your child is homeschooled or attends school online, please contact Susie Green (319-399-6775) for registration details.
  • Conference Date:
    Tuesday, October 11, 2022
    9:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: In person at Coe College
  • Fee: $20 per student (limited to 400 students)

Presenter Information:

All openings for career workshop presenters for the 2022 conference have been filled. Please check back if you are interested in volunteering next year in October 2023!