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Go Girl! Engineering Sleepover
Girls grades 3-6 and their mothers or other female role models are invited to Go Girl!, UK Engineering's first-ever engineering sleepover for girls. This year's event is sponsored by the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK). Come spend the night on campus and do fun engineering activities!
Women in Engineering (WiE) Explore at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering is a six-day, residential summer camp designed to provide an opportunity to female students to explore all nine UK Engineering majors. Young women entering any high school grade (9-12) are eligible to register. The 2019 WiE Explore Summer Camp will take place June 16-22. Applications will become available by March 1, 2019 at engr.uky.edu/wie.
During Women in Engineering (WIE) Day, high school women grades 10-12 will interact with alumni, faculty, staff and students as they explore UK Engineering. Learn about the process of applying to UK, listen in as female faculty members discuss their experience as a woman in engineering and engage with current leaders in the UK Society of Women Engineers. The next WiE is March 19, 2019.
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, or “Girl Day,” is for middle school girls and their parents. Attending girls will be participating in fun, hands-on activities designed to encourage their interest in STEM. Activities will be facilitated by the Kentucky Science Center in an exciting festival atmosphere. While girls are participating in activities, there will be special workshops for parents, too! The next Girl Day is February 17, 2019.
Engineers Day, or E-Day, is a celebration of everything engineering has to offer. From building bridges to discovering new medications to writing the software that powers our cell phones, engineers and computer scientists do the things that make our 21st-century world work. The next E-Day celebration is Saturday, February 23, 2019.