SWE sets youth outreach event Feb. 18 as part of regional conference

DETROIT—The Society of Women Engineers Detroit Section will host an outreach event to young people 18 and under next month as part of SWE’s regional conference at Huntington Place in Detroit.

The “STEM-powered Expo” will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Huntington Place convention center, 1 Washington Boulevard in downtown Detroit.

The event is part of SWE’s SWENext programming, which targets aspiring female technologists and engineers. Students will learn first hand about SWENext and the resources available to parents, students, educators, SWE members, and adult advocates. They will also have an opportunity to network directly with representatives and organizations in the industry. And there will be activities to stimulate interest in engineering and other STEM fields.

The event is free and is open to all middle and high school students, both boys and girls, along with their parents, guardians, and caregivers.

SWE is a professional nonprofit organization that empowers women to succeed and advance I engineering.

For more information on SWENext, visit https://swe.org/k-12-outreach/swenext-clubs/. To sign up for the Feb. 18 event at Huntington Place, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stem-powered-expo-in-detroit-tickets-492181527197.

If you have additional questions about the programming or about SWE in general, email swedetroitsection@gmail.com. For more about the Detroit regional conference Feb. 17 and 18, visit http://welocal.swe.org/detroit/

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