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Portage Region Robotics: Girl (Em)Powered Event

Girl Powered

Event Code: RE-WORKSHOP-19-0032

Program: Workshops & Camps

Type of Event: Workshop

Capacity: 60 / Spots Open: 48

Event Region: Indiana

Max Registrations per Organization: 20

Price: $5.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

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Event Dates

Date: 10/19/2019


Portage High School, West
6450 U.S. 6
Portage, Indiana 46368
United States

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General Info

Welcome to the Portage Region Robotics "Girl (Em)Powered Event hosted by Portage Robotics and "The Porta-Botz!"

We are excited for the opportunity to host a strong list of Women Speakers and Presenters to engage our young lady guests ranging from upper elementary through High School.  Our mission is to inspire and empower girls, through the experiences of the presenters, to pursue their dreams.

Expect an afternon of activities, networking, and a panel discussion where "it gets real!"

Lunch is catered and free!  


Portage High School, West

E. Ric Frataccia Learning Center

Doors Open at 11:00 AM (CST)

Entrance G

South Parking Lot (off US HWY 6.)

A list of Speakers and Presenters will be posted closer to the time of the event.



11:00 AM     Check-in

11:15 AM     Introductions 

11:30 AM     Round Robin Networking, Ice Breakers & Activities

12:45 PM     Catered Lunch (Free)

1:15 PM       Panel Discussion and Particpant QnA

2:30 PM       Photos and Closing Remarks


Any interested Volunteers should contact

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We intend to host the event rain or shine.  Inclement weather may affect speakers or participants traveling longer distances. If for some reason the event was cancelled you would receive an email or phone call.  Please check the following site for updates.  If you have a serious inquiry, please call  John Kappes @ 219.805-3576.

Refund Policy

We apologize the $5 registration fee is non-refundable.  (This covers the event fee assessed to register and host the event.  The Porta-Botz! do not profit financially from this event.)

Date: 10/19/2019
Portage High School, West
6450 U.S. 6
Portage, Indiana 46368
United States

Travel Info

Travel Info

Portage is located in Northwest Indiana minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes and 40 miles outside of Chicago, IL.


Portage High School-West Building

6450 US Highway 6

Portage, IN 46368


From the South:

I-65 N to exit 258, E 37th Ave/Ridge Rd/US 6 in Hobart.

Drive 7.5 miles East Portage High School.


From the East:

US 30 West to IN 49 North @ Valparaiso.

IN 49 North to US Highway 6 West exit.

Drive 6 miles West to Portage High School


Several restaurants and shopping stores are located right near Portage High School.