Want to be an Engineer Girl? There are lots of ways for you to get involved. Here are just a few to consider:
This website is loaded with profiles of female engineers who share their experiences through the Ask an Engineer program. Look through the directory and ask an engineer a question about being and engineer or working on engineering projects. Learn more about what they do by asking specific questions about the projects they have done.
Check out the contests and competitions section of the site for links to many different competitions in which you can participate.
We hope you consider competing in EngineerGirl essay contest. Every fall a new topic dealing with engineering and its impact on our world is announced and submissions are judged and winners announced early in the spring. Visit the contest page to see past winners or view the new contest.
Do you have an idea for an article or blog post? Know an engineer that you would like to interview for our “Day in the Life” series? We welcome submissions of articles that girls like you would be interested in. Simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your idea for more information on getting started as an EngineerGirl writer.
For a chance to win up to $500, imagine how engineering can help your community. Then write a plea to your city or county council to make the case for an infrastructure improvement.
Also, don't forget to look for our EngineerGirl booth at Invent It. Build It.(IIBI) IIBI is a hands-on engineering experience for girls in grades 6-12, and their families. Join 10,000 women engineers from around the globe in Austin, TX on Saturday, October 28th to prove that girls can be engineers!
Learn more and register.