2020 Introduce a Girl to Engineering DayName: 2020 Introduce a Girl to Engineering DayDate: February 8, 2020Time: 8:45 AM - 1:30 PM ESTRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:WHAT 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 HOLLY PAINTER, PE
Holly is a professional engineer with almost 15 years of experience specializing in transportation engineering. After graduating from Florida State University with a BS in Civil Engineering, Holly spent most of her career focused on transportation design with some bridge design and ITS Traffic Operations scattered into the mix. As a Project Manager at KCI Technologies, she works primarily on contracts with the Georgia Department of Transportation, City of Sandy Springs, City of Roswell and Gwinnett County. When she's not working, she is passionate about living her best life with her husband, Nick. They love to travel, be outdoors, play tennis and spend time with their families and animals. She loves volunteering for the community and keeping a very detailed schedule, which drives Nick crazy, but it works for them.
SPONSORSHIP INFO:Presenting Sponsorship - $2,000 (includes top placement of logo on all event marketing, logo listed on signage for lunch, lunch for up to 5 people from your organization, booth space (2 tables) if desired, and *ability to sponsor 20 scholarships for financially challenged students)
Supporting Sponsorship - $1,000 (includes logo on all event marketing, lunch for up to 3 people from your organization, booth space if desired, and *ability to sponsor 10 scholarships for financially challenged students)
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)
*We often hear from educators that they have students with excellent potential in math and science, but their families have limited discretionary funds, especially if they have siblings who are also interested in the event. Your sponsorship will enable us to offer free attendance for those students and you will be recognized as the benefactor of those attending on scholarship.
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 set up your booth. Booths must be set up by 9:00 am.
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