Argonne National Laboratory

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
"Let us pick up our books and pencils. They are our most powerful weapon."- Malala Yousafzai, 2014 Nobel Prize Laureate

Are you a problem solver?  Are you compelled to understand how things work?

Come join Argonne National Laboratory in exploring the world of Engineering and the endless possibilities a career in this exciting field offers. Women in Science and Technology, in conjunction with Argonne Education, present "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day". This day gives young female students a unique opportunity to discover Engineering careers alongside world class scientists and engineers.

Participants will be able to enjoy motivational presentations by fellow female engineers, tour Argonne’s cutting edge research facilities, connect with a mentor, engage in hands on engineering experiments, and compete in a team challenge.  Come unlock the doors to your future with "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day".


  • All applicants must be in eighth grade and need to complete the online application. 
  • Space for the event is limited and participants will be selected by a lottery system. 
  • Due to the popularity of this event, there is a limit of two girls per school. 
  • The students selected for the event will be notified by email of their acceptance.

Registration for 2018 is now CLOSED. Please check back in December for the 2019 event.