The 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.