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12/12/2012, 8:19 a.m.

      Jason Gallagher, Principal, Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown; Gary Gottlieb, MD, President and CEO, Partners HealthCare; Carol R. Johnson, Superintendent, Boston Public Schools; and Barbara Ferrer, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission participate in a demonstration of Open Circle at the Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown with fourth-grade students.

      Since its founding in 1994, Science Club for Girls (SCFG) has strived to provide the very best in girl-specific programming, by connecting girls in K-12 grades, especially those from underrepresented groups, with female mentor-scientists through free science and engineering programs in a fun, nurturing, interactive environment. More than 1,000 girls participate annually in SCFG programs that take place in five cities in eastern Massachusetts (Cambridge, Lawrence, Boston, Newton and Fitchburg), as well as in Pokuase, Ghana. (Photos  courtesy of Science Club for Girls)