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.

Girl Day at UT Austin

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Over 5,000 elementary and middle school students are expected to participate with over 900 volunteers and over 100 student organizations, community organizations and companies volunteering. Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day) is an international event celebrated during Engineers Week each year. Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is presented by Halliburton & the Girl Day STEM Festival is presented by Google.

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Women Engineers at The University of Texas at Austin (WEatUT) is an overnight program for rising high school senior women.

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CREATEatUT is a summer day camp for women going into their sophomore or junior years of high school who have an interest in math, science or engineering.


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WEP Connect

WEP Connect offers admitted students the opportunity to discover what the Women in Engineering Program and the Cockrell School of Engineering offer!

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Engineering E-List

Girls, boys, parents, teachers, counselors and school administrators: receive information about WEP & Community STEM events delivered straight to your e-mail inbox.

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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.

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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 for 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 wep@engr.utexas.edu or at 512-471-5650 for more information.