What is included?
key note speaker
Our experienced team secures a notable speaker for each year’s conference. Past speakers have included VP of IT, President of University, community inspirational individuals.
Stay tuned for Keynote Speaker Details
Student and Adult attendees are able to choose from a variety of STEM topics to attend hands-on sessions. Past sessions have included robotics, app development, DNA extraction and SavvySkills in leadership,
Preview Student Program
Preview Parent/Educator Program
Universities, companies, and non-profit organizations exhibit in a trade-show format for you to visit and obtain information on college, funding, programs, internships, career and general advice.
Participating College List Available Soon!
Perks / Goodies
The conference includes an event t-shirt (for students) and breakfast and lunch for all attendees. Many local organizations also provide take-away souvenirs for the girls to enjoy after the conference.
Many organizations have great swag available for TechSavvy attendees.
Why attend TechSavvy?
Research shows that early opportunities, experience, and hands-on trial-and-error lead to girls keeping STEM career options open for consideration.
We provide a top-notch conference every year thanks to our supporters, exhibitors, speakers, sponsors and volunteers.
Check out the organizations below who make TechSavvy Illinois the success that it is.
Executive Planning Team
Michelle Mikka-Van Der Stuyf
Event & Community Information
18 May 2018 Triton College in partnership with corporations like Kinder Morgan, Nicor Gas, Century Metal Spinning, and Ace Metal Crafts are supporting a 2-week camp in July 2018 to Girls Adventuring in DesiGn Engineering & Technology. Attendees must be Girls ONLY from the ages of 10-14 yrs old Registration Fee: $ 275 Call to Read more about Camp Gadget[…]
23 March 2019 from 8:30 am – 4 pm TechSavvy Illinois 2019 will be hosted by Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. A large and beautifully landscaped campus will provide a great venue for the 250+ attendees who join us for a full day of STEM workshops, keynote speakers and college corner. The day includes (2) Read more about TechSavvy IL 2019[…]
24 March 2018 – TechSavvy gets Techy with it! After the inaugural 2016 year with a panel of tech professionals ranging from CEOs to Presidents to Engineers and System Developers, 2018 brought in video conferencing for the 2018 panel. The moderator, Michelle Mikka-Van Der Stuyf, President & CEO of BizStrat Technology sparked the idea as Read more about Skype Technology Panel at TechSavvy 2018[…]
Released March 2017… Two of the attendees speak, or should we say sing out about TechSavvy 2017 and their experience at this hands-on STEM conference.