What: a FREE event exposing girls* to the engineering fields

When: Saturday October 14, 2023

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Carleton University

Audience: Girls* in grades 7-12

Cost: Free

Go Eng Girl is a unique opportunity for girls* in grades 7 to 12 to learn about careers in the exciting field of engineering. Carleton University hosts an annual event in October to engage participants in fun, hands-on design projects. Students and parents also have a chance to hear from current engineering students about what it’s like to study at Carleton!

*By saying girls, we recognize and welcome all self-identifying girls including cisgender and transgender girls and gender diverse students in STEM. We also encourage and welcome Indigenous girls, racialized girls, and girls with disabilities.

Tentative Schedule



9:00-9:30 am Sign-in, Engineering Project Expo, and Refreshments
9:30-10:00 am Welcome Remarks and Keynote Speaker
10:00-11:45 am Engineering Activity/Challenge
11:45 am-12:00 pm Pick-up

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