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.

Engineering Explorations

  • 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

Register here for Engineering Explorations

 

Changing the World: Engineering the Future

  • 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.

Register here for Changing the World: Engineering the Future

 

Technovation Girls

  • 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.

Register here for Technovation Girls

 

Girl Powered Design Club 

  • 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.

We also offer the MiniGeers Girls Club (Grades 1-3) and the Codemakers Girl Club (Grades 4-7).

Register here for Saturday Clubs

 

UBC Engineering & Architecture Open House

  • 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.