As a continuation of our Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day in partnership with Tesla, we were thrilled to offer the simple motor activity to girls that weren’t able to participate with us in February. Over two weekends in May, volunteer Tesla employees were able to connect and inspire 26 middle school girls from across the country to learn about the engineering design process. Thank you to everyone that was able to participate.“It was a lot of fun and the presenters were engaging and ready to help. They were also funny at times.” – ParticipantRead More →

Highlights from Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2022  This year Envirolution was thrilled to be able to host two events for Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. On February 24th, in partnership with the College of Engineering and the local chapter of the Society of Women Engineers we hosted 42 girls, nonbinary, and genderqueer students from Carson City and Eagle Valley middle schools to the University of Nevada, Reno. The students were able to engage in hands-on activities showcasing different engineering fields, learned about UNR’s latest technologies, and engaged with UNR engineering students and community leaders, and professionals from companies like NV Energy, Wood Rodgers, Enel Energy, Pk Electric, and more!  Post-surveys showed a 44% increase in students wanting to become anRead More →

Do you want to be a part of this National day dedicated to encouraging young girls, genderqueer, or non-binary students to pursue a career in engineering? Then make sure to purchase your own “Engineer Like A Girl” T-shirt today! Please keep in mind that shirt sizes are limited so get them before they are gone! All proceeds will go towards supporting teachers and students involved in Envirolution’s programs. Check out where the inspiration for the shirt came from!Read More →

Thursday, February 24th, is National Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. This is a time to show middle schools girls, genderqueer, or non-binary students how engineers can change the world. Through engineering activities, and engagement with professional role models, this day aims to inspire, encourage and empower students. This year, Envirolution is excited to partner with Tesla and the University of Nevada, Reno (College of Engineering, and Society for Women Engineers) to bring two different events to middle school students throughout the country.  For more information on how to participate, please visit our Introduce a Girl to Engineering page.Read More →

As we gear up for 2022 and the second half of the school year, we are taking a moment to reflect on last year’s past accomplishments. Volunteers from the American Association of University Women, Boys Team Charity, and over 130 community members dedicated more than 250 hours to helping Envirolution inspire and empower the next generation of sustainable economy leaders. As of last year, Project ReCharge has been taught in 90 schools across 16 districts by 188 teachers reaching over 62,000 students. Career Quest provided 300 students with ten virtual and three in-person events at Click Bond and Tesla. Meanwhile, our STEAM Guest Speaker Series engaged over 850 students with speakers from Redwood Materials, Wood Rogers, Click Bond, among others. Last February, 1,265 students across four states, 140 schools, and 39Read More →

Over 1,000 students across the nation engaged in this National event Through 31 live and pre recorded messages, video tours and hands-on simple motors activity, participants got an exclusive look inside the innovative tech company, showcasing the variety of engineering careers and the inspiring women behind them. We saw a 58% increase in thoughts of becoming an engineer and 92% said that sustainability is important when choosing a career. A 7th grader from California said “I never knew what I wanted to be when I grew up but this has inspired me so much.” Check out the impact report and our webpage for more photos, stats and testimonials from the event.Read More →