A SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing the 9th Annual Introduce a
Girl to Engineering Day.
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I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:
A SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing the 9th Annual Introduce
a Girl to Engineering Day.
Whereas, The National Engineers Week Foundation sponsors National Engineers Week every February as a way to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce. The foundation aims to increase understanding of, and interest in, engineering and technology careers among young students;
Whereas, National Engineers Week includes Introduce
a Girl to Engineering Day as part of its efforts to increase
interest in the engineering profession among women, who
are severely under-represented in the engineering
Whereas, Currently, only 20 percent of engineering
undergraduates are women, and only 10 percent of the
engineering workforce are women;
Whereas, The 9th Annual Introduce a Girl to
Engineering Day will be held on February 18, 2010;