Youth Development

National Engineers Week Foundation

  • Alexandria, VA
  • www.eweek.org

Mission Statement

The mission of National Engineers Week Foundation is to promote the public's interest in and understanding of the positive contributions engineers make to the quality of life. Specific goals of the Foundation are to promote recognition among parents, teachers, and students of the importance of a technical education and a high level of math, science, and technology literacy, and to motivate youth to pursue engineering careers in order to provide a diverse and vigorous engineering workforce.

Main Programs

  1. National Engineers Week Future City Competition
  2. Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
  3. DiscoverE K-12
Service Areas

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National

Since all of our programs are web based they are available to anyone in the country.

ruling year

2002

Principal Officer since 2002

Self-reported

Leslie Collins

Keywords

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engineering, careers, middle school, technology, educational

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EIN

32-0039097

 Number

6417004729

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

National Engineers Week Future City Competition

The mission
of the National Engineers Week Future City Competition is to provide
a fun and exciting educational engineering program for sixth-, seventh-
and eighth-grade students that combines a stimulating engineering
challenge with a "hands-on" application to present their
vision of a city of the future.
This will be accomplished
by:

Fostering engineering
skills, such as teamwork, communication and problem solving skills;
Providing interaction
among students, teachers, and engineer mentors;
Informing the community
about the multi-disciplines within the engineering profession;
Inspiring students
to explore futuristic concepts and careers in engineering.

Category

Science & Technology

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Female Children ( 5 - 14 years)

Male Children (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$0.00

Program 2

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

In honor of the 10-year
anniversary, the goal this year is to serve 10,000 ten year old girls
with a positive engineering experience during a ten week period with
the help of ten national partners. For the past ten years, women
engineers have introduced more than one million girls and young women to
engineering. More than just one day, Introduce a Girl to Engineering
is a national movement that shows girls how creative and collaborative
engineering is and how engineers are changing our world

Planning an event? Whether you are participating in 10 for 10 or have other Girl Day plans, let us know! CLICK HERE to be counted(https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PRDPXFN) .

Join our '10 for 10' ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN, a multi-faceted effort
intended to reach 10,000 10-year-old girls with positive engineering
experiences. '10 for 10' runs for 10 weeks, February 24 through May 8,
Mother's Day.

Category

Science & Technology

Population(s) Served

Female Children ( 5 - 14 years)

Budget

$0.00

Program 3

DiscoverE K-12

Discover E / K-12 engineers share
a common desire: to help grade school and high school students discover
the exciting worlds of engineering and technology. Their goal is to
relate practical applications of math, science, and engineering to the
world around them. If you want to learn more about helping students
discover engineering, Get Involved(http://www.eweek.org/GetInvolved/GetInvolved.aspx) .

Category

Science & Technology

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$0.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Since all of our programs are web based they are available to anyone in the country.

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NATIONAL ENGINEERS WEEK FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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National Engineers Week Foundation

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Principal Officer

Leslie Collins

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Brad Aldrich

NSPE

Term: July 2010 - June 2012

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