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Today is International Women in Engineering Day #TransformTheFuture @INWED1919 #INWED19

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While this week is National Week of Making, today is International Women in Engineering Day. Every June 23 we highlight women in engineering who have made an impact. In hopes to share some inspiration and help get #INWED19 trending we will be flooding the Adafruit blog with #TransformTheFuture posts!

Via INWED.org:

Let’s get #INWED19 trending!
Join us in our social media campaign at 12 noon GMT Sunday 23 June 2019 to get #INWED19 trending! To find out how you can be involved visit our Let’s Get #INWED Trending page

In 2019, as well as celebrating our sixth INWED, we are also celebrating 100 years of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) in the UK. We hope you will join us in ensuring this year’s celebration of the outstanding achievements of women engineers throughout the world is the biggest yet! Taking place annually on 23 June, it’s your day, so get involved! ​The theme for 2019 is #TransformTheFuture.

Learn more at INWED.ORG, you can find resources and even print selfie cards!


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