USD’s STEAM Youth and Community Conference is Back With a Day of Exploring and Learning the World of Stem and the Arts.

SAN DIEGO, CA — The science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) conference is open to all members of the community. The conference is sponsored by The School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, and The College of Arts and Sciences.   The free event follows a week-long academy for youth, who will display their STEAM projects at Saturday’s conference.


What:              STEAM Youth and Community Conference


Where:            University of San Diego

Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

                        5998 Alcalá Park

                        San Diego, CA 92110


When:             9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


The goal of the annual conference is to mobilize the community to help provide new pathways for youth to ignite, develop and pursue their STEAM interests, while simultaneously elevating the STEAM literacy, awareness and nurturing potential of the community.

The day will be full of engaging and inspiring presentations from STEAM professionals and leaders and interactive STEAM workshops, raffles and giveaways hosted by students and educators. 


Presentations will be in English and in Spanish, among the speakers are:


  • Daniel Aguirre - Community Engagement Manager at the Fleet Science Center
  • Michael (QCT) Alston - Senior Staff Engineer, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
  • Erin Hogeboom - Manager, Comm. Development & Network Strategy for The Connectory and National Girls Collaborative
  • Jasmine Sadler, Senior Test Engineer, Solar Turbines and Entrepreneur, Adorn the World


For full list of speakers and additional information visit:


About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 9,000 students from 69 countries and 50 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. The university's eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD's Envisioning 2024 strategic plan capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.


Lissette Martinez
(619) 260-4659