LaWIT is an organization comprised of women dedicated to the fields of Technology, Engineering, and Science. No matter what tech-related field you're in, our organization provides a broad range of support and resources to advance women in Southern Louisiana. We recognize the unique challenges women face in their professional careers. Our networking opportunities give members the chance to expand their professional contacts, and build upon skills and knowledge that will take their career to the next level. LaWIT serves as a conduit between students and professionals, emphasizing the need for our next generation to pursue and master technology, engineering, and science careers. With the resources of the professional community behind it, LaWIT aims to raise awareness so that young women feel empowered to pursue a challenging, creative, and fulfilling career path.
In this super fun challenge, teams of students will be introduced to a local environmental issue (soil and water conservation stewardship) and will use the engineering design process and technologies to develop and communicate a solution with the help of environmental engineer professionals. Great opportunity to introduce eighth grade students to engineering design process, the important work done by engineers and scientists, and a range of STEM workplace skills. ---------------- Teachers can begin nominating their teams via the online registration form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Engineerit-FAll2016read more
The 2016 Baton Rouge Mini Maker Faire, organized by the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, is sure to be a fun, fascinating, and memorable event. Makers from near and far will come together to showcase their work. Get ready to see the newest tech–but also the Baton Rouge area’s own home-grown talent! The Baton Rouge Mini Maker Faire can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or (225) 231-3750.read more