Resources for K-12 Students

SWE Next Program

SWENext Program is a way for girls ages 13-17 to learn and participate in engineering-introduction. SWENext provides a dynamic opportunity to learn, connect with peers and witness real women engineers in action. Participants can also meet women role models, which is a critical step toward enabling them to visualize themselves in a STEM career. is a website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. Special features include interviews from current female engineers, “Try on a Career”, and information about competitions, contests, and scholarships.

Miss Possible

Girls are continuously bombarded with messages about what they can and can’t do. Unfortunately, these don’t usually reflect all of the incredible possibilities available to them. Miss Possible wants to shake up what opportunities girls see for themselves by showing them women who succeeded in many fields.

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