Upcoming Events!

North Carolina

March 18, 2014
Introduce a Girl to Engineering
Greenville, NC

April 24, 2014
Transportation YOU
Raleigh, NC




How is engineering related to transportation?

Engineers Change the World answers this question in events that provide opportunities for girls to get a "sneak peak" at the field of engineering - especially as it relates to transportation.

Hear from successful females in the engineering field!
Participate in fun activities!

Meet other girls who share similar interests!

A variety of events are being held in North Carolina and Florida for girls in middle school or high school.

Sponsored by the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE), The Center for Transportation and the Environment and the University of Florida, are partnering with others in their respective states to offer engineering, particularly transportation engineering, as a viable career option.

Why Transportation Engineering?

Do you care about the environment?

  • Transportation engineers work to ease traffic congestion and alleviate vehicle emissions.
  • Transportation engineers work to preserve scenic, aesthetic, historic, and environmental resources.

Do you want to improve the lives of others?

  • Transportation engineers work to improve safety for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists.
  • Transportation engineers work to make it easier for people to get where they need to go.
  • Transportation engineers work on transportation networks and infrastructure that encourage job growth and economic development.

Do you like to travel?

  • Transportation engineers are needed throughout the world.
  • Transportation engineers may have positions that involve travel.

Do you enjoy using the things you build!

  • Transportation engineers build things that are used by millions of people in everyday life: roadways, public transit systems, and pedestrian and vehicle bridges for example.

If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider a career in transportation engineering!


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