Girl Day at UT Austin, presented by different corporate partners each year, is a FREE event for K-8 students presented by the Women in Engineering Program (WEP) at The University of Texas at Austin.
Girl Day at UT Austin, including Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival, will be held Saturday, February 19, 2022, 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Students and their families or educators are invited to join us for a day of FREE hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) 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 STEM through grade-appropriate, hands-on activities hosted by volunteer scientists, engineers, and STEM enthusiasts from over 100 student organizations, research centers, corporate partners and community organizations. Both girls and boys and all genders are welcome!
Girl Day at UT Austin began in 2001 with only 92 participants and has grown to over 8,000 participants registered in 2020. Virtual Girl Day 2021 engaged over 6,000 participants.
Girl Day is an international annual event held during Engineers Week! Engineers Week is always the week in February that encompasses George Washington's birthday, February 22nd, as he is recognized as the nation's first engineer.
Check out our Flickr album with photos from #UTGirlDay in 2020!