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Please join us on Tuesday, August 6th, when we host a special Meetup and Summer Celebration at the American Museum of Natural History! The program will showcase the amazing projects created by the students of the BridgeUP:STEM program and community volunteers during the Hack the Solar System hackathon that took place earlier this year. The very special afterparty will take place under the Great Canoe in the Grand Gallery and will be a celebration of the BridgeUP:STEM current students and alumni, the NY Tech Alliance family and all those that make this community thrive! So whether you can make it for the program or just the reception, we encourage you to RSVP now for a fantastic night of summer celebration. There will be delicious bites, wine, beer, refreshments, and of course, the best networking in town! Details: Tuesday, August 6, 209 Doors - 5:45 pm Program - 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm Afterparty - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm About the hackathon The Museum’s BridgeUP: STEM hackathon is a conduit for citizen science where our public participants create real tools and build solutions to real problems in scientific education, communication, and research. About BridgeUP: STEM BridgeUP: STEM is an ambitious initiative designed to bridge the gender and opportunity gaps in computational science for girls and young women as well as boys and girls from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. Hosted at the Museum through generous support from the Helen Gurley Brown Revocable Trust, BridgeUP: STEM has developed a distinct identity in the landscape of computer science education by embedding programming in the context of scientific research and communication to support participants’ college and career goals. The BridgeUP:STEM programs include a tuition-free intensive multi-year Brown Scholars program for high school girls and the Helen Fellowship, a one-year post-baccalaureate fellowship for women. CONTAP AT OUR EVENTS In order to have the best event experience, we've teamed up with Contap Social, a networking app, to help you network with fellow attendees before, during, and after the event. We’re asking all attendees use Contap Social. Since we don’t want you to miss any of the action, we recommend you download and setup Contap Social today using the easy setup steps below. EASY SETUP STEPS 1. Download Contap Social: On your mobile phone, click this link https://contap.app.link/0abov0uOEW to download Contap Social. 2. Setup your profile: Click on the bottom right icon, and tap "edit details" to add your contact information. 3. Join the event: Return to the app's home screen, and tap on the calendar icon in the top-left corner. Then, tap on our event and enter the passcode if prompted, nytech. 4. Start networking: Tap on anyone's profile to swap socials, contact information, and documents! If you have any questions about the app, please email [masked] or tweet at @contapsupport.