The science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields are pioneers of innovation, a fact made possible by the brilliant minds driving research, discovery, and invention therein. Many crucial advancements in STEM have been made by intrepid female engineers and scientists, which is a wonderful thing to celebrate this February 25th on Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.
The awareness day is part of Engineers Week, a seven-day event led by the National Society of Professional Engineers. Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, or “Girl Day”, is a worldwide campaign aimed at introducing young women to the STEM fields. This is done by engineers, educators, and volunteers who facilitate fun engineering activities for girls to participate them in. This can encourage their developing interest in STEM and help them to become more confident problem-solvers.
The world as we know it today wouldn’t be the same without female engineers, including:
The list of female scientists, engineers, and innovators is long. To meet more women who’ve changed our world, take a look at this infographic from We The Parents.
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