This is a neat opportunity for young women interested in becoming problem solvers and creative thinkers to spend time experiencing the ever-changing and exciting field of engineering. Activities are focused on displaying how engineers turn dreams into reality. TTU engineering professors as well as professional engineers will lead hands-on activities in a relaxed atmosphere. College students will serve as chaperones.
For young ladies in 5th and 6th grades, Engineering a Future is a one day workshop at the end of Engineering Week, in February. A $12 fee covers all activities, lunch, and a commemorative T-shirt.
Space is limited to 160 girls. Registrations are accepted on a first-come/first-served basis. There is no on-site registration. Participants are randomly grouped prior to the event.
For young ladies currently in 7th and 8th grades, Engineering a Future Summer Edition is a four-day residential Camp in June or July. A $50 fee covers room and board, all activities, and a commemorative T-shirt.
Attendance is limited to 30 participants.
SPONSORS: Tennessee Space Grant Consortium, Tennessee Tech University, Cummins Filtration, Society of Women Engineers (SWE)