Women in STEM

Introduce a Girl to Engineering

Introduce a Girl to Engineering, or Girl Day, is celebrated internationally during Engineers Week each year to encourage girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. Participants explore engaging, hands-on demonstrations hosted by female engineering students at UT Dallas and industry professionals from Texas Instruments. Introduce a Girl to Engineering will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

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The success of the programs depends on the leadership of student volunteers at UT Dallas. Undergraduate and graduate students of any gender and major who have a sincere desire to encourage girls to achieve their goals and are looking to strengthen their own coaching and leadership skills are invited to participate. Student volunteers will lead participants through the activities and will have an opportunity to serve as a resource by sharing knowledge, skills and experiences. To participate, please fill out the volunteer form by clicking here.


MentorNet e-Mentoring Network

MentorNet, the e-mentoring network for diversity in engineering and science, focuses on matching students studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with professionals from all sectors as mentors for one-on-one, email-based mentoring relationships.

The program offers the opportunity to get "real world" information, encouragement, advice, and access to professional networks from professionals working in your field.

Use MentorNet to:

  • Connect with mentors who are industry professionals or faculty from across the nation
  • Investigate career paths, jobs, companies and leadership roles
  • Seek help with resumes, interview skills, leadership skills and more

Sign up is easy and free!

For questions or more information, please contact Narcely Ruiz, MentorNet Campus Representative by email or at 972-883-6556.


Support and Advancement of Women in STEM at UT Dallas

The purpose of this group is for professional networking in STEM-related fields. This group will be a gated-access site, exclusively for current UT Dallas female students and alums, studying and working in STEM fields, as well as female industry STEM professionals, both locally and globally.

The potential for building a solid base of contacts and fostering new business relationships encourage mentoring and sharing of information. Anyone in the group can share articles or communicate through our discussion area, moderated by the GWC.

Our LinkedIn page can be found here. You must be an existing member of LinkedIn in order to join.