The space will open this summer, offering girls in the Chicas program the ability to use materials such as 3D printer.
Starting this summer, Latina girls in Washington County will be able to explore their interests in science, engineering and technology at Adelante Mujeres’ new “makerspace.”
A makerspace is a collaborative workspace that includes technology such as 3D printers as well as no technology equipment for students to learn principles of STEM fields.
Adelante, a nonprofit working to empower low-income Latinas through education, recently held a “soft opening” for its new makerspace located in its Forest Grove offices at 2030 Main St.
The space will be used for girls in Adelante’s Chicas Youth Development program, which offers school-age girls in about 600 families across the region after school activities, leadership and community service opportunities. Funding for…