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What are GEMS?

Each year, since 2005, Girl Scouts from all over Kentucky have visited the University of Kentucky, College of Engineering for this one day event to explore Math and Science. Some of the past workshops have been... find out more

GEMS is a chance to teach girls about:

  • Careers in science
  • The Scientific Method
  • Science in daily life
  • How much math and science are connected

Girls Need Science!
Did you know that even though women make up nearly 52% of the workforce, they only make up 14% of the workforce in science and technology careers?

How to Help
We want you to be a science and technology mentor for girls. You participation in the GEMS program helps girls learn more about how science benefits them... find out more


GEMS would like to extend a special thank you to Time Warner Cable, Kentucky America Water, and LG&E KU

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Event Information

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For General Questions Contact:
Vicki Cooper

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

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