Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

As part of this week's National Engineers Week festivities, Thursday is the eighth annual "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day." There are related events in businesses and schools across the US (engineers willing to speak to classes or other groups are also listed on the site).

If there are no events in your area, you might point any interested girls to some of the online resources the National Engineers Week web site suggests:

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Tracee Sioux, Sioux Ink: Soul Purpose Publishing said...

I wish I would have known about this for my So Sioux Me empowering girls site. I would love to have done a story about it. I also would have sent my daughter to work with an engineering friend. Bummer. Next Year.

I'm going to add you to my blogroll because I love the concept of highlighting women in science. I felt shut out and now I feel it's just not my field of expertise, but I'd love to see more female involvement.

If the creative process is dramatically changed with female involvement then you know science will dramatically change with female involvement too!