These events are offered specifically for girls with the goal of increasing the recruitment and retention of women in engineering, science and math. Students will get the opportunity to further explore what it means to be an engineer and get the opportunity to connect with current UBC Engineering students.
- Saturday, October 19, 2019: Engineering Explorations 12
- Saturday, November 30, 2019: Engineering Explorations 9
- Saturday, February 1, 2020: Engineering Explorations 11
- Saturday, February 22, 2020: Engineering Explorations 10
- Saturday, March 14, 2020: Engineering Explorations 8
- Saturday, March 28, 2020
Come explore why engineering is an amazing career for women who want to change the world, help improve the lives of others and the environment around us, and who like teamwork and problem-solving. This event is for high school girls in grades 10-12.
- Friday, February 7, 4-6pm
- Friday, March 6, 4-6pm
- Friday, April 17, 4-6pm
Technovation Girls is a program of global education nonprofit Technovation. Every year, Technovation Girls equips young women ages 10-18 with the skills to become tech entrepreneurs and leaders. With the support of volunteer mentors, girls work in teams to code mobile apps that address real-world problems they’ve identified.
- Begins Saturday, January 25 and runs to April 4, 2020
This is our all-girls club for students in Grade 8-10. It includes activities from all streams of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in the form of hands-on activities, engineering design projects, and student competitions. Girls will have the opportunity to self-direct some of the activities, providing an opportunity for them to guide their own learning within the club.
- Saturday, November 2, 2019: Women in Engineering Lunch
Girls in Grades 10-12 are invited to our Women in Engineering Lunch where you can hear a panel of recent women engineering graduates and our current students share their experiences.
*Please be aware that we have an inclusive view of the word “woman” and “girl” and we welcome trans*, genderqueer and non-binary folks interested in these workshops.