LIVERMORE -- Middle-school girls from the Tri-Valley will get hands-on experience with math and science careers at the Expanding Your Horizons Conference on March 2.

The daylong conference -- for girls in sixth through ninth grade from the Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, San Ramon Valley and Sunol school districts -- includes workshops, a group activity and a career fair. Young women will be able to meet with role models active in careers in math and science.

The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Las Positas College gymnasium, 3000 Campus Hill Dr. Parents may also attend a workshop on college planning, academic requirements, financial aid and transferring to a four-year university.

There is a $20 charge for students, $15 per parent. There is room for 300 students and 30 parents.

Registration for this 34th annual conference is required, and can be done online at or by mailing in the registration form.

For details and to register, visit, email, or call 925-422-2453.

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