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What Can An Engineering Outreach Program Offer Young Women That They Can't Find In An Engineering Curriculum At School? Fun!

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Conference

2009 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Austin, Texas

Publication Date

June 14, 2009

Start Date

June 14, 2009

End Date

June 17, 2009

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Successful Mentoring and Outreach Programs for Girls and Minorities

Tagged Division

K-12 & Pre-College Engineering

Page Count

13

Page Numbers

14.1363.1 - 14.1363.13

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https://peer.asee.org/4883

Download Count

258

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Ruth Friedman Ohio State University

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Ruth E. Friedman serves as the Assistant Director for Outreach with the Women in Engineering program (WiE) at The Ohio State University. Prior to joining WiE, she was the editorial associate for the peer-reviewed journal Reading Research Quarterly. In addition, she has worked as a grants writer for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and as an assistant coordinator for Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development. Ruth has a B.A. and M.A. in English from Wellesley College and Northwestern University, respectively.

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Linda Weavers Ohio State University

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Glenda La Rue Ohio State University

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Glenda P. La Rue is the Director of the Women in Engineering program (WiE) at The Ohio State University (OSU) where she oversees programs to recruit and retain women engineering students and also outreach to K-12 students to introduce them to the exciting career opportunities in engineering. Glenda joined OSU in 2003 after working over ten years as a water resources engineer. She received a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio.

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Friedman, R., & Weavers, L., & La Rue, G. (2009, June), What Can An Engineering Outreach Program Offer Young Women That They Can't Find In An Engineering Curriculum At School? Fun! Paper presented at 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, Texas. https://peer.asee.org/4883

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