PITA FY2014 Projects

Title Summer Engineering Experience for Girls (SEE)

PI:Alicia Angemeer, Institute for Complex Engineered Systems

University:Carnegie Mellon University

Co-PI(s):Gary Fedder, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Annette Jacobson, Chemical Engineering
Susan Finger, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Lynn Berard, University/Science Libraries
Rhonda Moyer, Institute for Complex Engineered Systems

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Summary:The Summer Engineering Experience for Girls (SEE) shares the university’s educational resources with the local community: offering a two-week summer camp in which 20-24 area middle school girls engage in engineering activities led by Carnegie Mellon students, faculty and staff. SEE provides an opportunity for young girls to gain hands-on experience and knowledge about education and careers in math, science and engineering.