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Girl Powered Workshop Presented by Google Kirkland

25-Mar-2023 - 26-Mar-2023 Add to Calendar
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22-Mar-2023 13:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
22-Mar-2023 13:15 EDT
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  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Girl Powered Workshop Presented by Google

Google is sponsoring a 2-day workshop for girls in grades 6-12 who are interested in learning about the fascinating opportunities in the worlds of Robotics and STEM.

The Girl Powered Workshop is a collaboration between the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and Google. During the workshop, participants will be tasked with designing and building a robot to play in a series of driving and programming skills challenges.

This is open to any girl in grades 6-12 who is a beginner or has very limited experience with robotics. Several trained volunteers will attend to assist each participant.

Registration Instructions

To ensure you properly register your ‘student participant’ for this event, please follow these directions:

  1. Select the "Login to Register" button on the Workshop website to register the student.  Only adults can register one or more students under their own account.
  2. Now select the “Create a new Workshop Member” to fill out the New Workshop Member form for each student.
  3. Once the form is complete, select “Save and Finish Registering” and then complete the Survey  for the event.
  4. Once registered, the adult representative will receive an email containing additional information and waiver forms.

Please contact Richard Craig ([email protected]) or Kam Yee ([email protected]) if you have registration questions.

A confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided during the registration process.  If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact Richard Craig ([email protected]) or Kam Yee ([email protected]).

REC Foundation Release Waiver

All participants will need to complete the following RECF release form.


Breakfast and lunch will be provided for students.  Students may bring their own food or snacks if they have specific dietary restrictions.  

More Information

For more information about the VEX Robotics program or starting VEX teams in your organization, please visit the REC Foundation website.

Age / Grade Level:
Middle School Students
High School Students

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 25-Mar-2023 - 26-Mar-2023

Google Kirkland Building D
451 7th Avenue South
Kirkland, Washington 98033
United States

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Saturday, March 25th

8:00 - 9:00am          Registration and Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00am        Opening Remarks.

10:00 - 12:30pm      Robot Build Session

12:30 - 1:30pm        Lunch

1:30 - 4:45pm          Robot Build Session & GP Activities

4:45 - 5:00pm          Clean-up & Closing Remarks

Sunday, March 26th

8:00 - 9:00am          Check-in, Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00am        Opening Remarks

10:00 - 12:30pm      Robot Build Session & GP Activities

12:30 - 1:30pm        Lunch

1:30 - 4:45pm          Robot Build Session & GP Activities

4:45 - 5:00pm          Closing Remarks & Clean-Up


Volunteers are welcome!  If you have experience with the VEX Robotics Competition program and would like to volunteer at this event, please contact the local REC Foundation organizers, Richard Craig and Kam Yee.

[email protected]

[email protected]

Note: Proof of Vaccination is required for all volunteers and attendees

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, please check the General Information section on the event page. Any updates due to inclement weather will be posted at least 24 hours prior to the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

All refunds will be granted on a case by case basis but not less than 3 weeks prior to the event. Please note a $5 processing fee is not refundable.To enquire about a refund, please contact Richard Craig, [email protected].

Health and Safety Policies

Covid 19 Precautions: Currently masks are optional, however proof of Vaccination is required for all volunteers and attendees.

Date: 25-Mar-2023 - 26-Mar-2023
Google Kirkland Building D
451 7th Avenue South
Kirkland, Washington 98033
United States

Travel Info


Directions to Building D Reception, located on the 2nd floor, (451 7th Avenue South Kirkland, WA 98033).

Via the surface parking lot adjacent to 6th Street South, and surrounding Buildings A, B, and C.

  • Park in visitor parking, if available on the south end of Building A, #777.
  • In the center of the campus, there is a plaza with a large red overhang, this is connected to a bridge that leads to Building D.
  • Cross the bridge and continue on the path after it curves to the left. On the right will be external facing double doors where no badge is required to enter. 

Via Building D parking lot:

  • Enter the south side of the campus off of 6th Street South (the entrance adjacent to the King County bus stop).
  • Continue on the far south side of the campus, passing building B (#787) on your immediate right, and crossing the cross-Kirkland corridor. 
  • You will approach Building D, and continue into its parking garage; park on Garage level P1.
  • Proceed to the the Yellow/chartreuse elevator lobby, (located in the center of the parking garage).
  • Take either the elevator or stairs to Floor 2.