iCan Engineering Conference at Glencoe Middle School
Alabama Power presents their iCan Engineering Conference for 8th grade girls at Glencoe Middle School.Girls are selected for their aptitude in math and science. The purpose of this conference is to help middle school girls understand what engineering is, what engineers do, and learn about the many career possibilities in engineering. Distribution Engineer Jennifer Robinson says engineering becomes something the girls can think of going into. The girls were given engineering projects to do. Their projects consisted of making a shoe out of cardboard, constructing an alarm, and making lip gloss. The iCan team consists of AlabamaPower Southern Company female engineers who want to encourage middle school girls to consider engineering as a future career.