Georgia Tech Society of Women Engineers Middle School Outreach
Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EST)
Georgia Institute of Technology
The Society of Women Engineers at Georgia Tech is pleased to be hosting an engineering outreach program for Middle School Girls who are interested in math or science.
The program will be offered:
Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 9 am-2:30 pm
on the Georgia Tech Campus
at the Van Leer Building
Space is limited to 150 girls on a first-come, first-serve basis, so register early!
While the girls are participating in the program, parents can participate in a separate program from 9am to 12pm by our graduate SWE committee which consists of hands-on activities, adult STEM influencer training on overcoming stereotypes, and general information about what a STEM career is and what is required to get there.
A lunch of cheese pizza and drinks are included in registration fees.
The girls will be participating in an outdoor Georgia Tech campus tour led by our volunteers, so please have them dress for the weather.
Additional details will be e-mailed a week in advance to those registered
Through the program, middle school girls will be:
- Introduced to various engineering majors and career options
- Encouraged to pursue an interest in math, science and engineering through hands-on experiences
- Provided with the opportunity to meet one-on-one with current female engineering students
Tentative activities will include:
- Hands-on projects and activities
- Georgia Tech Student question & answer panel
- and MORE!
If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest!
-Julie and Renee
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Georgia Tech Society of Women Engineers
The Georgia Tech Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is an organization primarily devoted to education. SWE's mission statement reminds members and officers to increase community and campus awareness of the opportunities in science and engineering, especially for young women.
In order to reach the community, SWE relies on outreach programs including High School Outreach, Middle School Outreach and Girl Scouts Outreach. Campus awareness is achieved with informative weekly meetings open to all and involvement with such campus events as Engineers Week, the Women's Leadership Conference and Women's Awareness Month. For more information, visit http://swe.gtorg.gatech.edu/about/gt-swe.