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Event Suggestion: Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Austin TX

Question asked by skibum on Dec 25, 2015

Explore a free afternoon at UT of hands-on Engineering fun for kinder-8th grade girls!

 

 

 

February 27, 2016: Girl Day at UT Austin!

 

 

 

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016. Over 4,000 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 presented by Google.

 

 

 

When?

Saturday, February 27th, 2016 from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

What?

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 4,000 elementary and middle school students a chance to:

  • explore engineering through Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day grade-specific, hands-on engineering activities and explore engaging demonstrations hosted by volunteers, student organizations, corporate partners and community organizations
  • have fun exploring computer science and all of STEM through hands-on STEM activities and engaging demonstrations hosted by volunteers, student organizations, corporate partners and community organizations in the Girl Day STEM Festival
  • interact with over 100 organizations and over 900 students, faculty and engineers from industry

 

Where?

Activities, demonstrations, and booths will be spread across the Cockrell School of Engineering Complex and Natural Sciences Complex at The University of Texas at AustinSpeedway Parking Garage.

 

 

NEW THIS YEAR:

Purchase Girl Day T-shirts!

 

Our Girl Day shirts are available for presale this year! They are available inboth youth and adult sizes for sale online. They will NOT be available for sale on the day of the event so hurry and purchase yours today!

 

Once you complete registration, you will receive a link to purchase your shirts.

 

 

Donate

The Women in Engineering Program is able to provide these programs through the generous support of our alumni, community and corporate partners. Please consider donating so we can continue to run these programs and excite girls about STEM!

DONATE

 

 

Register today!

Register your kindergarten through 8th grade girls today to attend our annual Girl Day at UT Austin. You can register individual students or upload a spreadsheet to register larger groups!

REGISTER

 

 

Women in Engineering Program | Cockrell School of Engineering | The University of Texas at Austin | (512) 471-5650 | Email | Website

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