Monthly Archives: April 2007

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Banquet

On April 25, the SWE-Baltimore-Washington Section (SWE-BWS) held its annual scholarship awards banquet at Alfio’s in Chevy Chase, Maryland. As I entered the restaurant, the host asked if I was with the beatnik group or the engineers, which left me … Continue reading

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Tour of the Capitol Visitors Center – Under Construction

WASHINGTON, D.C.I had heard rumors that the construction going on around the Capitol was actually to protect our Congresspersons with ground-to-air missiles, incase terrorists come to attack. So I went with the National Capitol chapter of the American Society of … Continue reading

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Gaithersburg Girl Scouts Build a Better Future

GAITHERSBURG, MDOn Sunday, April 22, thirty Girl Scouts participated in Engineering Day, an event designed to enable the girls to earn their “Build a Better Future” badge. Earning the badge is one step required to become a Cadette, one of … Continue reading

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“With a goal in mind and an honest effort, anyone can accomplish greatness.” –Lisa Schaefer

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The difference between liberals and conservatives is that liberals want to hand out taxpayer money to individual people who don’t know how to manage their money and conservatives want to hand out taxpayer money to large corporations who don’t know … Continue reading

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“The meaning of our lives is to justify where someone else spent their budget.” –Lisa Schaefer “A car is a hole in the ozone into which you pour nonrenewable natural resources.” –Lisa Schaefer

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Young Role Models in the Media

On April 8, the Washington Post Magazine printed an article about Kailyn Cage. Miss Cage was the Junior Achievement Youth Entrepreneur of 2006 and has planned a business and engineering curriculum to reach her goal of designing vending machines. Teens … Continue reading

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