2019 Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
DescriptionWHAT IS INTRODUCE A GIRL TO ENGINEERING?
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is a half-day program sponsored by the engineering community to introduce girls to engineering through fun projects and activities. This year's event includes:
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- Engineering booths with activities
- Engineering team trivia bowl with great prizes
- A Q&A session for middle school parents on preparing your daughter for an engineering education hosted by KSU faculty
- Tour of KSU's Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Upper elementary (K4-5) and middle school age girls who are interested in STEM!
$5 per person
Registration includes all event activities as well as pizza for lunch. Please register all members of your family who will be attending.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
When you check in on the morning of the event, you will receive a colored wristband. This is the schedule that you will follow for the day, as well as serves as your ticket for lunch. Registered parents/guardians will receive an orange wristband as their ticket for lunch.
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ABOUT KEYNOTE SPEAKER JENNY JENKINSJenny is a Georgia native and grew up in DeKalb and Gwinnett Counties. She graduated from North Gwinnett High School and went on to Georgia Tech, where she earned her civil engineering degree with highest honors. During her time at Tech, she was a co-op with Jordan, Jones and Goulding, an engineering firm based in Atlanta that has since merged with Jacobs. She was a co-op at JJG for 3 years, then went to work there full time after graduation in 1999. In 2003, she went to work at McGee Partners, a local transportation engineering firm. McGee Partners joined forces with VHB in 2017, where Jenny is happy to be a part of such an amazing team. Jenny?s engineering career has focused on roadway design and bicycle and pedestrian facilities. She has worked on projects ranging from small widening projects to interchange reconstruction to shared use paths. After over 20 years of design, Jenny is transitioning into a role in business development for VHB and is helping to grow the Atlanta and Buford offices. Jenny lives in Suwanee with her husband Jay, and her two sons, Thomas and Will.
SPONSORSHIP INFO:Presenting Sponsorship - $3,000 (includes top placement of logo on all event marketing, logo listed on signage for lunch, lunch for up to 5 people from your organization, and booth space if desired)
Supporting Sponsorship - $1,000 (includes logo on all event marketing, lunch for up to 3 people from your organization, and booth space if desired)
Booth Sponsorship - $350 (includes one 6-foot table at event, name on all event marketing, and lunch included for 2 people from your organization that are manning the booth)
Additional Table for Booth - $175 (includes one additional 6-foot table at the event; must be reserved in advance)
All booths are responsible for providing a quick engineering game or activity that will last 5-7 minutes while the students are at the booth. Booths are also encouraged to have advertising/marketing "swag" materials as well. The activity should be engineering related and be able to be performed individually or in pairs. Please note that KSU prohibits the use of balloons in their event facility, and any activities that require chemicals or flame must be pre-approved. You can arrive at 7:30 am on the day of the event to setup your booth. Booths must be setup by 9:00 am.
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