Why “eng•cite”?

Girls in Geering UpThe eng•cite name stems from various words which define the program’s objectives. In shedding light on the engineering profession, eng•cite aims to:

  • engage – from a young age, get female students engaged in activities which relate to the engineering field;
  • incite – act as a catalyst for discussion about what engineers do, and to provide perspectives from women currently in engineering;
  • engineer – get girls creatively inspired with hands-on activities which bring out their inner engineer;
  • excite – through fun and lively programs, get young women and girls excited about a potential career in this field.