A future of rising oceans and stronger storms awaits the next generation as the climate warms. It will take talented engineers and city planners to tackle those challenges. The annual Future City competition aims to get middle school students excited about learning the skills they'll need. More than 40,000 students from 1,500 schools participated this year. VOA's Steve Baragona was at the finals in Washington.
Local Activities Across the Country and the World Connect Girls to Engineering Through Hands-On Engagement and Mentoring. 18th Annual Event to Again Be Highlighted by Capitol Hill Briefing in Washington DC on February 13
The Girl Day briefing at the Rayburn House Office Building shared messages for encouraging girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and illustrated how even one engineering experience for a girl can make a difference to her future.