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Partners in Engineering

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Partners In Engineering was initailly funded by the National Science Foundation. It brings together women science and engineering students and middle school girls to:
  • Participate in mentoring and leadership activities
  • Gain knowledge through project-based learning
  • Participate in field trips and seminars
  • Increase problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Build self-esteem and confidence
  • Develop a greater understanding of engineers and the role of women in technology-related careers

(Funding from the National Science Foundation HRD-9979279 is gratefully acknowledged)
"We're learning how to do all kinds of awesome things that I never knew you did in engineering. I thought it was just drawing pictures of buildings and doing (boring) stuff like that."
- Potsdam Middle School,
PIE participant 2000 - 2001