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Invent It. Build It. is a collaborative event of the Society of Women Engineers, Girl Scouts and Design Squad, made possible through a generous grant from The ExxonMobil Foundation.

SWE, Girl Scouts, WGBH'S Design Squad Global, and The ExxonMobil Foundation Present the 5th Annual Invent. It. Build It.

Invent It. Build It. is a hands-on engineering experience for middle school girls with a parallel program for parents and educators. The event takes place annually at the Society of Women Engineers Conference. Locations vary each year. Our theme this year is A Global Exchange for Change.
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Phone: 213-741-1151
  • When - Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9am - 3:30pm
  • Who's Invited - Girls in grades 6-8, Parents and Educators, & the General Public
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Watch our video to get a sense of what the day looks like.

The girls will work with members of the Society of Women Engineers from around the world on Design Squad activities.  Everyone will leave with an understanding of what engineers do and how they make a world of difference.

The adults will have a chance to network, participate in a panel discussion with SWE members, and outreach experts, and do a hands-on activity of their own.

Both groups will have the opportunity to visit exhibitors like FIRST, Girl Scouts, SciGirls, WGBH, SWE, and others at our Invent It. Build It. EXPO. The Invent It. Build It. EXPO will also be open to SWE members and the general public during public EXPO hours from 11am -3pm.

SWE members interested in volunteering should check the box to volunteer at Invent It. Build It. on your conference registration.

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