Young women explore engineering careers during Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at ArgonneFebruary 7, 2008
ARGONNE, Ill. — Young women from throughout the area will learn about opportunities in science and engineering during the annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Thursday, Feb. 21, at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
“It's an opportunity for young women to be exposed to engineering in a fun and educational way,” Organizing Committee Chair Sandra Bittner said.
The girls will spend the day with a mentor, tour the laboratory, participate in hands-on activities and attend an interactive presentation about engineering careers.
Anyone interested in participating can visit the event Web site at www.dep.anl.gov/p_k-12/iged for more information. Deadline for sign-up is Feb. 8. Student selection will be by lottery.