Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

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

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Students and their parents or educators are invited to UT for an afternoon of engineering fun. UT’s national award winning Girl Day, presented by the Women in Engineering Program (WEP), gives over 2,000 first through eighth grade students a chance to:

  • have fun doing grade-specific, hands-on engineering activities,
  • meet students, professors and engineers from industry, and
  • see what it's like to be an engineer.


Date

Afternoon of Saturday, February 27, 2016

A special thanks to all WEP Girl Day Partners including local community organizations and not-for-profits, engineering student organizations, companies, and area colleges and universities. For more information on how to join WEP in this effort, contact Tricia Berry at tsberry@mail.utexas.edu or 512-471-5650.


Registration

Registration for Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2016 will open in mid-December. You can sign up for our eNewsletter to get a notification when registration is open. 


Volunteer Registration

Volunteer registration will open in early 2016. Onsite volunteer registration will happen on campus in activity buildings or in Bridgeway. Volunteers lead hands-on engineering activities (training provided by WEP), answer questions for all our guests, set-up and clean-up, and more.


Partnering Companies and Organizations

Contact Tricia Berry if your organization or company is interested in participating in and supporting Girl Day. Corporate Partner opportunities include Girl Day Lead Partner, Girl Day Building Host, Girl Day Tech Tent Host, Girl Day Room Host and Girl Day Supporter. Check out the Corporate Partner Invitation for details.


Girl Day Reports and Documents

Download this file (2014-02-22 Girl Day Overview and Stats.pdf)2015 Girl Day Final Report - Overview and Stats  (193 Kb)

Download this file (2014GirlDayProgram.pdf)2015 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

Learn more about Girl Day.

Girl Day 2011

Dallas students talk about their experience at Girl Day 2011.

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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!

Questions?

Contact the Women in Engineering Program at wep@engr.utexas.edu or at 512-471-5650 for more information.

"I learned that there are so many choices in engineering and every job includes it in some way." – 4th grader

"I always love volunteering at this event. It's awesome to see these young girls get really excited about engineering." - Volunteer