The overall goal of RISE is to raise interest and skills in engineering, science and technology among high school girls, particularly girls of color.
- To extend RISE programming to SECME engineering clubs at targeted high schools in Miami-Dade County, raising girls' interest and motivation to pursue science, engineering, and technology careers.
- To enhance the skills of science teachers at participating schools to integrate gender equity strategies into their science classrooms.
- To increase parents' awareness of how they can support their daughters' science education and related career goals.
RISE builds on research-based best practices related to gender equity in science education, which identlfy several key elements for engaging girls in science, engineering and technology, including:
incorporates all of these key elements into its program strategies.