Experience inspires future female engineers

February 3, 2005

    Guest speaker, Cindy Krenosky, treasurer of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers Board of Directors, will present a talk at 1 p.m.
More than 150 young women in Grades 9, 10 and 11 will travel to McMaster from 45 Ontario high schools on Saturday, Feb. 5 to learn about careers in engineering.

The third annual Women in Engineering Experience is a full day event featuring guest speakers, discussions with engineering students and alumni, lab tours and the popular Fireball Show -- a science and engineering demonstration filled with experiments, pyrotechnics and multimedia presentations. There also will be an engineering design competition with members of the winning team each receiving a $1,000 scholarship to McMaster.

The main guest speaker is Cindy Krenosky, treasurer of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers Board of Directors, who will present a talk at 1 p.m. in the McMaster University Student Centre.

Arrival and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the John Hodgins Engineering Building, Room A114 and activities run until 3:45 p.m. Parking is available in Lot 3 (corner of Main Street and Cootes Drive) and can be accessed via the Main Street or Cootes Drive entrances of the university.

Students participating are from high schools in the following communities: Ajax, Aurora, Belleville, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Dundas, Grimsby, Hamilton, Mississauga, Newmarket, Oakville, Scarborough, Stoney Creek, Thornhill, Toronto, Waterdown and Woodbridge.

More details are available by clicking here