A Transformational Experience at the DC Summit

By Carlee Guthaus Flying into the Ronald Reagan International Airport for the WTS Transportation YOU DC Summit was quite magical. It was 11pm and I was sleepy from traveling for nine hours that day, so it was imposing to see a majority of the National Mall from the air. Every minuscule detail … [Read more...]

Project Idea: Build Your Own Rube Goldberg Machine

WTS Philadelphia's Transportation YOU program's mentees had a blast with the Rube Goldberg challenge last month. This activity encouraged critical thinking and problem solving in a non-traditional learning environment. The goal of this challenge was to give a treat (marble) to their dog (stuffed … [Read more...]

Mentee Spotlight: Madelyn Marquardt

Transportation YOU participants are pretty spectacular. This month’s spotlight is on 17-year-old Madelyn Marquardt of the WTS Philadelphia Transportation YOU program. Madelyn has not only grown with the Transportation YOU program, but has consistently shown an interest in the science, technology, … [Read more...]

Atlanta Students Build Drones for a Better World

More than 200 middle- and high-school students and their teachers, mentors, and volunteers gathered at Grady High School in Atlanta, Georgia, to discuss how technology impacts today’s world and show off some nifty flight skills, too. Kids and adults alike rolled up their engineering sleeves to … [Read more...]

Baltimore Girls Discover Careers in Maritime Engineering

WTS Baltimore Chapter mentor Pam Destino recently spoke to girls at Patterson High School in Baltimore City about marine engineering. Pam is a Senior Project Engineer at WRA, an engineering company focused on delivering high quality, cost effective, innovative and sustainable infrastructure, and … [Read more...]

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