The Purdue University North Central organization Women in Engineering and Technology (WIE&T) will meet Feb. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Technology Building, Room 015. The event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be provided.
The meeting with begin with lunch and the program will start at noon. Guests may come and go as their schedules allow. Guest speaker will be Sue Zahn, PNC Police dispatcher and R.A.D instructor. Zahn will speak about the Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) program that teaches girls and women simple, yet effective safety techniques they can put to use to protect themselves. The techniques are simple and women of most any age or ability can utilize them effectively. R.A.D. is a national program, founded in 1989 by a Virginia police officer; PNC has been offering free classes to women on campus and in the community since 2002. Zahn is a certified R.A.D. instructor.
The presentation includes a brief discussion regarding how women can be observant and reduce risks.
The PNC Women in Engineering and Technology (WIE&T) program is dedicated to recruiting and retaining female students to enrich the engineering and technology profession, making more equitable the gender participation in engineering and technology fields. The program encourages female students to succeed not only academically, but personally and professionally through seminars, talks, and discussion with guest speakers from alumni, industry and academia.
For more information, contact Martha Garcia-Saenz at 219-785- 5522, or email@example.com.