Girls Are Great Engineers!
A "Big for a Day" event hosted by SWE Boston
We are back this year by popular demand from the Little Sisters. The girls really love this event!
"Girls Are Great Engineers!" is a 2 hour workshop hosted by SWE Boston to introduce young girls to engineering. This workshop is part of the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston "Big for a Day" program.
Have you ever wanted to build something?
Design a bridge? Program a robot?
Solve a problem? Make it happen!
Saturday, May 14th, 2016
10:00 a.m. to noon
Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Please note: A parent/guardian must sign a permission slip and photo release form for each child attending this event. Click here to download the permission form. Each child must bring a signed permission form with her on the day of the event.
We are looking for 10 SWE volunteers to help at the stations, sharing your excitement and interest in engineering! If you are interested in organizing and leading a station activity, please mention this in your response.
Please contact Ellie Sanford if you are interested in volunteering.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Site location graciously provided by:
The Microsoft New England Research & Development Center (NERD) is a research and software innovation campus located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The NERD vertical campus spans two buildings with its primary presence and conference center located at One Memorial Drive and a recently renovated and expanded space located at One Cambridge Center. NERD is home to some of Microsoft's most strategic teams including Microsoft Research New England, Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), SharePoint Workspace, Microsoft Technical Computing, Microsoft Advertising, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office 365 and more. NERD has become a hub of activity for the local tech community and has hosted more than 500 events and welcomed more than 40,000 visitors during the past two years.
Funding graciously provided by the ExxonMobil Foundation.
Materials/Supplies graciously provided by: