Now is a great time to equip young students with the inspiration, initiative and curiosity to pursue STEM fields. In fact, over 50 percent of future U.S. jobs will require a background in math, science and technology, according to the Department of Labor. The Women in Engineering Center is committed to inspiring and preparing young women to pursue science, math, technology and engineering (STEM) fields through events and resources.
The Women in Engineering Center provides educational STEM opportunities for students of all ages. Our Women in STEM Night offers an opportunity for elementary students to begin to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields through an interactive overview of groundbreaking women in engineering. Our Mother/Daughter Engineering Day offers hands-on learning and engineering projects that introduce middle school girls to career options in engineering. At the high school level, our Center provides specific information and resources about engineering career pathways, and we advise young women interested in applying to the University of Missouri’s College of Engineering.
The world needs engineers and STEM workers. They create economic growth and lead technical advances that benefit us all. Our goal is to expose young women to meaningful engineering experiences that encourage them to pursue a career in engineering.