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Thinking Outside the Box

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Date:
Fri Mar 16, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:
Black & Veatch Headquarters
Category:
Community Partner
Level:
Junior, Cadette
 

“Thinking Outside the Box” exposes Girl Scouts to the various professions available at an engineering, consulting, and construction company such as Black & Veatch. Scouts will learn about the various disciplines of engineering such as civil, electrical, mechanical, chemical, and environmental. Participants will have the opportunity to be problem-solvers and work in teams to innovate solutions for clients. Themes covered include:

  • ·  Learning more about how engineers function day-to-day
  • ·  Experiencing working as an engineer with several hands-on activities
  • ·  Explanation and understanding of alternative energy through a micro grid tour
  • ·  Empowerment and inspiration through the exploration of engineering activites 

Cost per person: No cost (Snacks and drinks provided. Attendees asked to bring sack lunch.)

Registration Requirements:  All girls participating as a Girl Scout in this activity must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to programapprovals@gsksmo.org.

How to Register: Follow this link to register online.  (Registration open through March 9)

For more information, email Darcy Bloss at BlossD@bv.com


About this Partner: Black & Veatch Women's Network (B&VWN) empowers professional women within Black & Veatch to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion through intentional growth initiatives, value-driven leadership, support and mentoring. Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in power, water, telecommunications and government services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management.