Girls in grades six through eight interested in learning more about careers in engineering will have an opportunity to attend hands-on sessions, presentations and tours at Hope College on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event will feature the theme “Explore the Impact of Engineering on Your Environment,” and will take place at VanderWerf Hall.  It is being organized by the college’s student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers with sponsorship by Gentex, and practicing women engineers and current female Hope engineering students will be among the presenters.

Those interested in attending are asked to register online in advance at  Admission is $15, payable at the door on the day of the event.

VanderWerf Hall is located at 27 Graves Place, between 10th Street and Graves Place (11th Street) and Central and College avenues.