WORCESTER, Mass. — Two Shrewsbury elementary school girls participated in Worcester Polytechnic Institute's "Introduce A Girl To Engineers Day," part of National Engineering Week.
About 50 girls in Grades Three to Five attended the Feb. 19. event at the college.
Neena Xiang of Spring Street School and Shalini Ambady of Floral Street School utilized communication skills, brainstorming, and creative thinking to complete the windmill, package engineering, water filtration, and water feeder activities, according to the WPI office of multicultural affairs.
According to the National Engineers Week Foundation, "Introduce a Girl to Engineering is a national movement that shows girls how creative and collaborative engineering is and how engineers are changing our world."