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Engineering Programs and Academic Planning

Event Details:

Venue: Rev1 Ventures, 1275 Kinnear Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43212

Date: Saturday, February 20th, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

CTG April Event

CoolTechGirls is partnering with Rev1 Ventures on Feb. 20 for an event introducing 7-12 grade girls to opportunities and programs in STEM fields. Rev1 Ventures, located in Columbus, Ohio assists entrepreneurs in creating startup companies through the services, connections, and funds offered. Our speaker, Heidi Bolyard is a registered architect and the owner of Simplified Living Architecture + Design. Heidi will explain how creativity and art can be combined with STEM for a career in architecture. She will discuss program requirements for an architecture degree, and additional steps that are necessary to become a licensed architect. Heidi also will talk about the role that an architect provides within the construction industry, and additional career paths that can be taken with an education in architecture. In addition, a panel of Ohio State engineering students will speak about their STEM experiences, course requirements and potential job opportunities in engineering disciplines. Hands on activities and a tour of Rev1 will also be part of the event!

Rev1 Ventures helps entrepreneurs build great companies. With the capital of a VC and the connections of an accelerator, Rev1 supports start-ups through the first phases of growth to increase their probability of success. Our team of experts leads an ongoing, data-driven process that ensures entrepreneurs develop products people want, and companies people need. Rev1 manages a continuum of investment funds made possible by the participation of Ohio Third Frontier and other strategic partners. For more information, visit:

This event is free of charge but seating will be limited. Please CLICK HERE to register for the event. This program is for girls in grades 6 through 12.