Herff College of Engineering Girls Experiencing Engineering (GEE)
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GEE History

Gee History

The GEE program was started in 2004 through a grant from the Womens Foundation for a Greater Memphis. The original program was for middle school girls only and lasted two weeks. Since then, the program has expanded to include both middle and high school students and to develop a strong mentoring and leadership component along with the introduction to engineering. In addition to funding from the Womens Foundation, support now also comes from the Herff College of Engineering and the The Center for Intermodal Freight Transportation Studies.

GEE Mentor Spotlight

Rachel Mashburn, Mechanical Engineering

Rachel Mashburn, Mechanical Engineering

"I love math and science, but I am a total girly girl. I would really love to teach engineering classes or math classes to younger students to get them interested. "

GEE Announcements

Program Impact:

Program Statistics

Check out some of our GEE Talk Newsletters:

August 2012

October 2012

November 2012

December 2012

January 2013

February 2013

Engineering Fact Sheet

To access the 2013 lesson plans:

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=906661

For more information on different engineering disciplines please check out the following links:

Civil Engineering: http://www.asce.org/Audience/Kids-Parents-Teachers/

Electrical and Electronic Engineering: http://www.ieee.org/education_careers/index.html 

Mechanical Engineering: http://www.asme.org/ 

Biomedical Engineering: http://www.bmes.org/aws/BMES/pt/sp/home_page 

Transportation Engineering: http://www.go-explore-trans.org/go/gonew/

Engineering Education: http://www.egfi-k12.org/

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Last Updated: 3/13/14