DiscoverE January Update - Includes Toolkit for Engineers Week!

January 12, 2021



January Update


Happy New Year! We are excited to kick off 2021 with our "Imagining Tomorrow" social media campaign for Engineers Week, Girl Day and World Engineering Day!

Download our #Engineer4Tomorrow toolkit for language and graphics you can use to engage your networks. Contact if you have any questions or issues downloading the toolkit from Google Drive.

Below are more 2021 updates and virtual program opportunities for your organization!

Thank you,

Ellen & The DiscoverE Team



Live Engineer Q&A: Jan 22

Don't miss our next Chats with Change Makers on January 22 at 2pm ET! Bentley Systems' Murray Fredlund will chat with Tiffany about his work on earth dams and introduce a new #DiscoverEchallenge!

Spread the word to students, teachers and parents with graphics and language.

Up next: Special Girl Day Chats with Change Makers on February 25 at 12pm ET featuring Collins Aerospace engineer and former astronaut Joan Higginbotham! Registration link and promotional materials coming soon.



Virtual Outreach 101

Webinar: Tuesday, Jan 26 at 12pm ET

Join DiscoverE for a lively discussion with two volunteers who are planning exciting Engineers Week and Girl Day virtual events.

Register here - and spread the word to your networks!



Virtual Opportunities

Spread the word! Future City is looking for volunteer judges to help determine the winners of the 2021 Future City Competition.

Volunteers can judge deliverables at their convenience (mid-February through mid-March) or connect live with teams online on Saturday, March 6.

Get promotional language to share this opportunity.


Save the Dates for Future City 2021!

  • January 23 – February 28: Regional Competitions
  • Mid-Feb through Mid-March: Finals judging (Essay, Model, Video)
  • Saturday, March 6: Finals City Q&A judging
  • Saturday, March 13: Finals Special Award judging
  • March 15 - April 2: Online People’s Choice Award voting
  • Wednesday, April 7 at 1pm eastern: Finals Livestream Event


Registration Is Open!

The first episode of the Persist Series premieres on February 10 at 2pm ET - Register now!

Join a women-led engineering team for a discussion on the workplace norms that help them do their best work, and learn how you can find success in your current organizational culture and still be an agent for change.

Get promotional graphics and language you can use to spread the word about this global speaker series with women in engineering + tech.




Program and Planning Calendar


Future City Regionals (Virtual)

Chats with Change Makers

Virtual Outreach 101 Webinar

Girl Day on Capitol Hill

Persist Series Premiere

Engineers Week

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Chats with Change Makers: Girl Day

Future City Q&A Judging

Future City Special Awards

World Engineering Day

Persist Series: Episode 2

Future City Finals (Virtual)


Mid-January - February 2021

January 22, 2021

January 26, 2021


February 10, 2021

February 21-27, 2021

February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021

March 6, 2021

March 13, 2021

March 4, 2021

March 10, 2021

April 7, 2021