Saturday Cybersecurity Awareness Workshops

Saturday WorkshopSaturday Cybersecurity Awareness Workshops provide an interactive learning and mentoring experience for girls in grades 6-8 who are interested in technology, computers, and cybersecurity! Undergraduate students will lead workshops in various computer and technology related topics. This event will provide girls the opportunity to learn everything they need to know to safely use the internet and technology with confidence! We will accept up to 70 girls for this event.


In the Cybersecurity and Cybersafety program, undergraduate students will lead you through interactive presentations and exciting workshops. You will engage in fun, hands-on activities that will allow you to become a smarter computer user!

  1. Welcome and Icebreaker Activities
  2. Groups rotate through hands-on activities in various topics
  3. Lunch
  4. Closing Ceremony
    Includes an interactive review of the day's activities and recognition for participation (Parents are strongly urged to attend this session).

Program Location

The Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
University of Maryland, College Park
Directions and Parking Information will be provided to accepted applicants closer to the date

Program Date

  • Saturday, February 22, 2014


  • We are no longer accepting applications for this program. If you are interested in being on our email list for notifications about future programs, please contact

Past Events

Program Cost

Program cost is $30, which includes lunch and a t-shirt. Payment will be required once the applicant is accepted to the program.

If you have any questions or want to be put on our mailing list for future events, please contact:

Cristin Caparotta
Graduate Research Assistant for Education
Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2)

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