Inspire: Strategy 2 Resources
- Engaging Girls in Your STEM Program
This article highlights three recruitment strategies that make girls feel special and will increase their likelihood of participating. Make digital invitations that students can share with their peers. Have teachers nominate students and encourage them to think outside the box about who to nominate. Create a campaign by using the Make The Future logo and resources to build momentum around your program.
- Girls Night Out Planning Guide
Use this guide from the American Society of Civil Engineers to plan an evening event with an advanced manufacturing twist. Use role models who are employed in advanced manufacturing and consider other movie options. The guide offers a number of useful tips and resources.
- Manufacturing Day
Every day is Manufacturing Day! Use these resources developed by the National Association of Manufacturers to put together a special activity for girls to explore advanced manufacturing. Remember - make it special and personally invite girls to participate!
- Some Successful Approaches to Keep Girls in STEM
This article highlights efforts to not only sustain, but also increase girls’ interest in STEM education including using personal invitations.
- “Focus Your Future”: Girl’s Reception Toolkit
This toolkit provides everything needed to host a “Focus Your Future” Reception for Girls and Parents, including steps in planning and conducting the reception; pre-planning activities; sample invitation letter; activity sign-in sheet; and sample announcements, evaluation, and thank you notes.