The College of Engineering at WSU sponsors and hosts Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED), a national event commonly known as Girl Day, each February during National Engineers Week. Check back soon for details about the 2025 event.

Connecting Young Women With STEM

The purpose of an annual Girl Day is to foster a positive connection between young women and STEM. The students participate in hands-on STEM activities, listen to inspirational female speakers and meet women from the engineering and computing industries, including professionals, WSU faculty and students. There will also be an industry fair featuring companies from STEM fields. 

2024 Event Highlights


High School Students


Of Attending Seniors Ultimately Pursued Engineering at WSU


Collegiate and Professional Mentors

IGED Mentors
IGED Mentors
IGED Attendees
STEM Activity
IGED Attendees
Dean Muscat Speaking



Why Is Girl Day Important?


Statistic about attendees who choose engineering after this event.

Census data saying 15% of all engineers in the US are women in 2019.


Questions or Want to Get Involved?

Although student and mentor registration for the 2024 event is now closed, general questions may still be sent to