The University of Texas at Austin

Women in Engineering Program

K-12 Programs

WEP's kindergarten through 12th grade programs are designed to interest girls and young women in engineering and to encourage them to participate in the field.

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day)

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day) is an international event celebrated during Engineers Week each year.


Download this file (2014-02-22 Girl Day Overview and Stats.pdf) 2014 Girl Day Final Report - Overview and Stats  (193 Kb)

Download this file (2014GirlDayProgram.pdf)2014 Girl Day Program Handout that will be given to each participant. Includes activity name, host organizations, and activity locations as well as program schedule. (1268 Kb)


Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day) Volunteers

Girl Day Volunteer Information

Thanks for volunteering for Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day! This page contains information to help prepare for the day.

Download this file (2014BuildingCoordinatorTraining.pdf)2014 Girl Day Building Coordinator Training  (1537 Kb)

Download this file (2014CheckinTraining.pdf)2014 Girl Day Check-in Coordinator Training  (1002 Kb)

Download this file (2014WEPActivityRoomLeadsTraining.pdf)2014 Girl Day WEP Activity Room Leads Training  (1081 Kb)

Download this file (GirlDay2014Maps.pdf)2014 Layout and MapsMaps of the plaza areas and buildings/classroom layouts including activity names and hosting organizations. Also includes locations of electrical power and water sources. (1049 Kb)

Download this file (SafetyAndEmergencyProcedures-Buildings.pdf)Safety and Emergency Procedures for All Activities INSIDE Buildings  (190 Kb)

Download this file (SafetyAndEmergencyProcedures-PlazaAndCheck-in.pdf) Safety and Emergency Procedures for All Plaza and Outside Activities  (190 Kb)



Women Engineers at The University of Texas at Austin (WE@UT) is a program for high school senior women who are attending the Honors Colloquium.




Looking for an engineering event for high school students? Your Opportunities are Unlimited at UT (YOU@UT) is a special program for any 9th - 12th grade student interested in exploring engineering. Registration opens May 1st. See full details.

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K-12 Resources

Explore how engineers use their imagination and analytical skills to solve problems that change the world. Parents, teachers, counselors and students can find additional information about engineering through the following resources.

Explore engineering through these resources!

Texas Girls Collaborative Project (TxGCP)

K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) events, conferences, competitions, camps and research programs from all around Texas.

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Request for Engineering Volunteers

Submit a request to schedule classroom visits or engineering volunteers from the Cockrell School of Engineering (engineering students) and the Central Texas Discover Engineering volunteers (engineering professional in the local community).

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Contact the Women in Engineering Program at or at 512-471-5650 for more information.