Grades 7 to 10 girls with an interest in the engineering field are being hosted at a special event at the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park.
The third annual Go ENG Girl, sponsored by NOVA Chemicals, will get underway at 9 a.m., Saturday, October 19.
The event includes an overview of Western Engineering, coding a servo motor, a solar-powered car challenge, tours of the Research Park labs and pilot plants, panel discussions featuring parents and students, and a keynote presentation by Emily Cowperthwaite, Process Improvement Engineer at NOVA Chemicals.
“Go ENG Girl is an exciting event for girls to learn about engineering and participate in hands-on engineering activities” said Dr. Katherine Albion, Executive Director of the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park. “It is a valuable experience that encourages girls to consider pursuing a rewarding and inspiring career in engineering.”
Those interested in attending are invited to register at events.onwie.ca and click on “Go ENG Girl”. Spaces are limited.
The Western-Sarnia-Lambton Research Park was created in November 2003 with the inception of the County of Lambton Community Development Corporation, owned by the County of Lambton. The Research Park manages and operates the property owned by the CLCDC. It boasts 270,000 square feet of leasable area. In addition to its labs and research space, it is home to a number of high profile tenants including Nova Chemicals, Enbridge, the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, and Worley.