Nearing its 20th year, the Women of Color STEM Conference launched its official hashtag #STEMisagirlthing

The #Stemisagirlthing campaign celebrates science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), encourages young women to enter STEM fields, and pays homage to STEM professionals who continuously break barriers in the industry.

“#Stemisagirlthing is an empowering hashtag that allows women to celebrate what they love and share their pride in STEM with their social media communities,” said CEO and publisher of Women of Color Magazine Tyrone Taborn.

“With this hashtag, we hope to build awareness of the need for women in STEM and to motivate girls to follow an educational path in the field.”

The Women of Color STEM Conference brings women together to celebrate the STEM industry. This annual conference is attended by STEM industry professionals, recruiters, speakers, and trainers, along STEM students seeking encouragement and guidance.

Since its 1996 origin, the conference has been paving the way for the advancement of women in STEM fields, where they are traditionally underrepresented.

Co-hosted by Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, and General Dynamics Corporation, the 2015 Women of Color STEM Conference will take place at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan from October 15-17.

Visit www.stemisagirlthing.org to learn more about the Women of Color STEM Conference.

About Women of Color STEM Conference
The Women of Color STEM Conference is a yearly conference that provides a unique forum for women in STEM to network, share ideas, discuss current training and professional development challenges, and inspires next generation women in STEM.

About Women of Color Magazine
Women of Color Magazine is published by Career Communications Group (CCG), the leader in celebrating diversity and promoting equal opportunity for minorities and women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). CCG provides leadership in talent management and career development, enabling employers to recruit, retain, and recognize highly qualified employees.

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