National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Jefferson Lab will mark National Engineers Week – now dubbed DiscoverE – by hosting a small group of young women as part of “Introduce a Girl to Engineering” Day. The event, now in its sixth year at Jefferson Lab, is being planned by the Engineering Division, Facilities Division, and Human Resources in conjunction with Newport News, Hampton, York County, and Poquoson Public Schools.

The lab plans to host up to fourteen high school students for the day. The students will learn first hand about Jefferson Lab, have a tour and the opportunity to interact with Women STEM professionals at the Lab . Jefferson Lab participants include: Renuka Rajput-Ghoshal, Shirley Yang, Mylika Wade and Alicia Saringer from the Engineering Division, Jennifer Williams from ESH&Q, and Celia Whitlatch and Christine Snetter,from Facilities Management and Logistics.