Program encourages young women to consider a career in engineering

Charles Sturt University highlighted the Power of Engineering for young women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as a future career.

Located in the award-winning Engineering building and run by CSU Engineering, The Power of Engineering welcomed 250 female students from Years 8 to 10 in high schools across the central west.

Lecturer in engineering, Dr Andrea Goncher, said the participants saw the opportunities that a career in engineering or science can offer over the two-day program.

"Last year's event was a runaway success, and we are looking forward to inspiring the next generation of women engineers for our region, Australia and the world," Dr Goncher said.

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