Sweet Briar College Explore Engineering is a program for high school women to learn about mechanical and electrical engineering with hands on projects. Sponsored by AREVA.
Interview with Dr. Shirly Malcom, Head of Education and Human Resources Programs, AAAS, and Dr. Timothy L. Killeen, President, University of Illinois.
Dr. Valerie Wiesner is a materials research engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. She is responsible for evaluating high-temperature interactions between Calcium-Magnesium Aluminosilicate and Environmental Barrier Coating materials for aircraft turbine engine development.
On March 23, 2015, President Obama talked with each of the young scientists and engineers about their innovative projects at the fifth-annual White House Science Fair.
On March 23, 2015, President Obama met with American’s young scientists and engineers who debuted their innovative projects and experiments at the White House for the fifth annual White House Science Fair.
Underrepresented minorities' share of Science and Engineering (S&E) bachelor's and master's degrees has been rising since 1993, but their share of doctorates in these fields has flattened at about 7 percent from 2002 to 2012, according to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2015 report.
Girl Day is a movement that shows girls how creative and collaborative engineering is and how engineers are changing our world. With hundreds of events happening each year, together we are driving the conversation about girls and engineering.
While new statistics project increasing growth in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math — so-called "STEM" subjects — in coming decades, girls and young women appear less academically engaged in those fields than their male counterparts.