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Tips for Being a Role Model
Your level of involvement is entirely up to you. You can engage students in a variety of ways:
- Talk with a child about engineering
Sometimes one interaction can change the course of a child’s future.
- Visit with students online or in-person
In as little as 45 minutes you can tell the students about your job, how your work makes a difference, lead a hands-on engineering activity, and answer their questions!
- Be a mentor or judge
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Earn an A+ from all of the girls who attend your Girl Day celebrations with these planning guides:
Spark girls’ interest in engineering in classrooms, afterschool programs, and other group settings.
Inspire a girl’s future by sharing with her what engineering is all about.
- Sample Girl Day Events
Check out some examples of what your event could look like.
Learn how you can help a girl build her STEM identity .
The Research Is In!
Learn what today’s teens and their parents think about college and careers and what resonates and motivates them to consider engineering.
Despite The Odds
Learn what the common factors are that motivate girls to pursue engineering—and then persist—in engineering education and careers.