Expanding Your Horizons Conference

EYH Photos

Join us on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 for the 4th Annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Conference at Volunteer State Community College. Girls in 5th through 9th grades will gather at the Gallatin campus from 8am to 3pm.

The conference with begin with a panel of successful women in STEM sharing their life and career experiences, followed by a question and answer session for girls and parents. Each girl will then join a group and attend three hands-on workshops involving chemistry, biology, math, health science, animal science, computer programming and STEM.

The cost is $20 per girl and includes workshop materials, lunch, and a t-shirt. Scholarships are available.


Helping Girls Develop a Passion for STEM

Expanding Your Horizons Network logoThe mission of Expanding Your Horizons Network is to inspire girls to recognize their potential and pursue opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Expanding Your Horizons Network is known as the preeminent source for resources and experiences that provide focused engagement of middle school girls from all backgrounds in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). At its core, the EYHN’s unique nationwide network of STEM conferences provides a gateway for empowering girls to see themselves as future participants in STEM and STEM-related careers.

There are more than 80 EYH conferences each year nationwide with up to 25,000 girls attending. Our Vol State EYH conference started in 2016 and has been growing each year.

Three Steps to Register

Register today while space is still available!

  1. Complete and submit the release form.
  2. Complete and submit the workshop registration form by October 5th.
  3. Pay the $20 registration fee to secure your spot and t-shirt.

If you are applying for a scholarship, click on the "Scholarship" link to the side.

Enter our "Essay Contest" for a chance to win cash prizes!

Questions? Contact Lingli Ni at lingli.ni@volstate.edu or (615) 230-3296.

Conference Day Procedures

Enter campus from the main entrance and follow the signs to park your vehicle.

Check-in begins at 8:00am at tables located in the hallway of the Wood Campus Center. Girls will receive their group assignment and schedule. Group leaders will take care of the girls from that point on if parents wish to drop them off. Pickup is at 3:00pm.

We look forward to seeing you at Vol State EYH!


Social Media

Share your photos of the conference by tagging them on social media with #eyhvolstate

Photo from #eyhvolstate on Instagram on basketball_girl_1441 at 10/2/16 at 5:45PM