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Happy Engineers Week!

EngineerZone is celebrating YOU!

When I started researching content regarding National Engineers Week, I wanted to start at the beginning. 

National Engineers Week traces its roots back to 1951, when it was inaugurated by the National Society of Professional Engineers, a fact that may surprise some. The week surrounds President George Washington’s birthday.  President Washington, noted for his survey work, was considered the nation’s first engineer.

This week on The Weekly Brew, EngineerZone will celebrate and honor engineers’ invaluable contributions to society, often working tirelessly behind the scenes.

You, our engineers, are the architects of progress, designing solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, from developing sustainable infrastructure to advancing medical technologies.  Your innovations shape how we live, work, and interact with the world around us!

The theme for this year’s Engineers Week is Welcome to the Future!

We are excited to highlight DiscoverE Engineering.  The DiscoverE mission is to offer every student a STEM experience, offering resources and programs and fostering a deeper understanding of engineering through a global network. Check out DiscoverE and discover how you can transform a student’s life.

How can you support our future engineers?  Here are some ideas:

  • Volunteer for the Future City Program
  • Offer mentoring and coaching to aspiring engineers
  • Connect students with industry professionals and networking events
  • Participate in educational outreach activities, such as school visits and STEM workshops

Share your experience supporting future engineers in the comments below!

By actively investing in the development of future engineers, we can shape a brighter future together.

Stay tuned for exciting discussions and activities throughout the week!