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Registration is open for #girlday2018!
Join us this year on Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 for Girl Day 2018! Register today!

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 on the UT Austin campus from 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.. Over 8,000 elementary and middle school students are expected to participate with over 1,300 volunteers and over 150 student organizations, community organizations and companies volunteering. Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day) is an international event celebrated during Engineers Week each year.

Students and their parents or educators are invited to UT for an afternoon of engineering fun. UT’s national award winning Girl Day, presented by the Women in Engineering Program (WEP), gives elementary and middle school students a chance to:

  • explore engineering through Introduce a Girl Day grade-specific, hands-on engineering activities and explore engaging demonstrations hosted by volunteers, student organizations, corporate partners and community organizations
  • have fun exploring math, science, computer science and all of STEM through hands-on STEM activities and engaging demonstrations hosted by volunteers, student organizations, corporate partners and community organizations in the Girl Day STEM Festival
  • interact with over 150 organizations and over 1,300 students, faculty and engineers from industry

Both girls and boys are welcome! Check out the 2017 program as well as our final report for more information.

WEP LogoThe Women in Engineering Program (WEP) is a college student service for all engineering women, creating a network of engineering peers and professionals by providing academic, career and leadership opportunities. Established in 1991, WEP strives to recruit and retain female engineering students, increase the percentage of female engineering graduates, and provide a supportive structure that encourages the success of women in the Cockrell School of Engineering.