National girls collaborative project: collaboration conference

The national girls collaborative project held its second collaboration conference April 25-27th . The ngcp focuses on the development of collaborations across organizations dedicated to increasing girls and women’s participation in science, technology, engineering and math (stem). The conference brought together people from industry, federal agencies, academic organizations, as well as established and grassroots programs for girls. In the Friday plenary talk, the improvisational art of building collaborative ensembles, improvscience invited this audience of organizers to see building collaborations as the art of building ensembles, of making each other look good and creating programs together by leading and following.