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This event will focus on the importance of women in engineering and technology fields. All are welcome; however, activities will be focused on encouraging girls to pursue their career in engineering and technology. Please join us at UVU Campus on November 12, 2021 as we take a day to inspire young women.

Event Features

Keynote Speaker

President of Women Tech Council Leadership, Cydni Tetro, will be our keynote speaker.

Scholarship & Project competition

Scholarships and prizes will be awarded to winners with preference given to women students.

Rules & Resources

Rules, bus schedule, and agenda for Girls' Engineering & Technology Day.

Lab Tours

Students from middle, junior high, and high schools will have a chance to tour the labs used by the College of Engineering and Technology.

 

Free Swag

On November 12, registered students and teachers that attend event will receive free lunch and swag.

 

RULES & RESOURCES

Female STEM students looking over a computer project

Bus Drop Off and Pick Up Instructions

Morning Arrival, children drop off and parking: Buses drop off children by the L13 Parking Lot (next to the Parking Garage). Children are walked to the Grand Ballroom accompanied by their teachers/chaperones. Buses park in the UVU WEST CAMPUS (HP Building). Before children are let on buses at schools, please make sure they hand in their signed “waiver” forms which are available here. These waivers should be signed by parents or legal guardians and upon arrival at UVU handed to the UVU administrator in the Grand Ballroom. UVU student guides are available to direct the groups to the Grand Ballroom.

Afternoon Pick up and Departure: Children walk back to Parking lot L13 accompanies by their teachers/chaperones. Buses pick up children at L13 Parking Lot and travel back to schools.

Release Form

Parents of students who are attending at the UVU campus must fill out the attached waiver form. Forms should then be collected by the responsible teacher/advisor before students can board the bus to come to UVU. Both waivers need to be signed by a parent or guardian if under 18 before the event.

Risk and Hazards Waiver

CONSENT AND MEDIA RELEASE

AGENDA

LOCATION: In-person on UVU Campus at the Grand Ballroom, located in the Losee Center. For bus drop-off, see above.

9:00 am Students participating in project competition arrive and set up their project.

10:00 am All other participating students and teachers arrive, event begins, including tours of labs and projects.

11:30 am Lunch served.

12:00 pm Keynote Speaker.

1:00 pm Look at projects and interact with department activities.

1:30 pm Winners of competition announced, scholarships and prizes given.

2:00 pm Event ends and students bus back to their individual schools.

Keynote Speaker

CYDNI TETRO - President Women Tech Council

Cyndi Tetro

Cydni Tetro is recognized as an innovator of experience, a growth leader, technologist, STEM advocate, author, and speaker. Creating immersive customer experiences through technology and product innovation for business growth and market leadership is woven through her career.

Cydni is currently the CEO of Brandless, a technology-enabled consumer platform that is building the largest digitally native roll-up of mission-based brands. Prior to that she was CEO of ForgeDX, a customer acceleration platform used by companies like Verizon, Adobe, Microsoft, Dell and other large tech companies to transform customer experience. She also founded and was the CEO of 3DpulsMe, which was acquired, and was a 3D printing personalization platform, where you could become an Ironman action figure and more in partnership with Marvel, Star Wars, NFL, MLB and Hasbro, Walmart and Target.

She spent 5 years at Disney in Imagineering leading technology commercialization and building technology businesses inside Disney, including with Theme Parks, ESPN and ABC. She is also founder and President of the Women Tech Council a non-profit that that amplifies the economic impact of women in tech, she teaches at the Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Program, Babson and BYU, sits a number of boards including the Intermountain/SelectHealth Healthcare and has been recognized as Women of the Year, Contributor of the Year, Top 10 Coolest Entrepreneurs, received Stevie Awards for Entrepreneur of the Year and Innovator of the Year and been recognized as a Most Successful Businesswoman to Watch.

She holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s in computer science from BYU.

SCHOLARSHIP & PROJECT COMPETITION

We will also have a project competition for middle and high school students to show their ideas and a working project on how to solve an everyday problem using engineering and technology tools and techniques. Scholarships and prizes will be awarded that day to winners with preference given to women students. Submissions in video form will be due by November 5th, 2021.

Projects are expected to be completed by middle/high school students at their respective schools. UVU College of Engineering and Technology offers limited help and/or in resources. For further information, please contact Megan Stanley, STEM Coordinator, College of Engineering and Technology at or (801) 863-4801.

Criteria

Each project should include the following criteria:

  • Problem Statement: What problem is the project trying to solve?
  • Approach to Solving the Problem: What approach using Technology/Engineering mindset is used to solve the problem?
  • Implementation: Demonstrate that the project works and solves the problem.
  • Presentation: 1-3 minute video stating the problem statement, approach to problem solution, and demonstration of the working project. Further explanation/questioning at in-person event for the judges the following week at the event.
  • 1-4 students per project submission.

Deadlines:

November 1, 2021: Last day to register for event.

November 5, 2021 at 5pm: All projects must be submitted. Project submission due by video format. This is for judges to review before the day of and to show on our website.

How to submit:

Finished projects need to be submitted to our website, there will be a submission form to complete and upload your project. UVU has some equipment that may be borrowed at no cost to help with filming the project videos.

For questions and support, please contact our STEM outreach coordinator, Megan Stanley at or by phone at (801) 863-4801.

Several $400

scholarships awarded to project winners

$0

to attend

Register for the Event

Girls' Engineering & Technology Day Register to Attend

Space is limited to 450 attendees for this event. Let us know you are coming by completing the registration form below. Teachers and schools may register on behalf of their students. Parents may register on behalf of middle school, junior high, or high school students.










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