Engineering Workshops for Girls

SWE WSDr. Divya Choudhary (ECE, pictured right) received a grant from ExxonMobil and Society of Women Engineers to conduct three workshops for elementary, middle and high school girls. Twenty-two girls (grades 3-5)  from Memphis area schools participated in her workshop on January 31. They designed and built an environmentally-friendly can holder for six 11.5 fl. oz juice cans. They also learned about the 3 R’s (Reduce, Reuse ,Recycle) and about environmentally-friendly materials.