Kettering University Camp LITE Program

Awarded $2,500 on 4/13/2006

Kettering University's LITE program is a 2-week residential summer program available to high school girls from around the country.  The program exposes girls to the various aspects of bioengineering through classes, labs, field trips and other activities.  They visit a crash lab, proving grounds, look at the bio-medical aspects of car safety and, in general, learn the myriad possibilities open to an "engineer".  The girls are taught by female faculty, mentored by female students, are are spoken to by professionals at workshops and seminars.  AWAF felt that this program meshed with the value AWA places on supporting and mentoring women in what is often still a man's world.  The $2500 Program Scholarship will be divided into five scholarships to pay the $500 LITE program fee for five girls to attend this summer.  AWA is very happy to be involved with this worthwhile program!