Through the workshop, 53 Girl Scouts participated in activities that utilized technology to make tasks easier on a daily basis. Activities during the day included: designing a website, getting "up close and personal" with personal computers, and creating a newsletter. New this year was a career fair, allowing the girls to investigate computer-related careers as well as occupations that are possible while working from home with a computer. Of the event and of IBM as well, Coastal Pine's Chief Executive Officer Rusine Mitchell Sinclair states:
"The event held at IBM was an outstanding way for girls to gain practical lifeHow important do you think it is to support technological initiatives within Girl Scouting?
skills, engage in team-work, and learn how to become problem solvers... We are
so thankful to IBM for the resources that they have provided, and especially to
the IBM Women in Technology Group who gave their time today and provided
hands-on learning to Girl Scout members."