Engineering Your Future (EYF) is a one-day conference for 8th-grade boys from underrepresented backgrounds designed to introduce them to role models in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Our goal is to host students from populations underrepresented in engineering in hopes of inspiring these students to consider STEM fields.
Hands-on, inquiry-based activities—designed to educate and excite—encourage participants to pursue educational and career opportunities in STEM subjects. EYF was initiated in 2011 with the help of the men of both our Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapters. An average of 10 school districts and 120 male students participate yearly.