Event inspires girls to become engineers

02/15/2012 | Gazette (Cedar Rapids-Marion, Iowa), The

To kick of Engineers Week, Iowa-based Rockwell Collins will host its 10th "Introduce a Girl to Engineering" day to give girls a chance to see what it's like to be an engineer. "Girls have consistently told us in surveys they were much more likely to consider a career in engineering after spending the day with our female engineers," said Jenny Becker, Rockwell Collins' community relations manager. "This day provides middle school girls with the kind of hands-on experience that can inspire them to become the next generation of engineers and innovators."

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