Resources

SWENext offers a variety of resources for students, educators, SWE members, and adult advocates. Included below are recruitment flyers, various outreach resources, books, and presentations for your use.

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Engineering Books

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Engineering is pretty cool, and lots of engineers and authors think so, too! We’ve gathered a list of suggested books about amazing girls and women engineers! Check them out for your next read!

Rosie Revere, Engineer | Andrea Beaty

  • Rosie wants to build something that flies, but it only hovers. Her great-great-aunt gives her important advice: never to give up.
  • Check out the book from your public library, buy it, or listen to a read-aloud!
  • Learn more about Rosie Revere’s adventure here! Check out the Rosie Revere-inspired chapter books: Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters!

Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Engineers | Diane C. Taylor

  • Meet five women who changed the role of women in engineering. Imagine what differences you can make in the world as an engineer!
  • Check out the book from your public library or buy it!
  • Learn more about the Gutsy Girls Go for Science Series!

Audrey the Amazing Inventor | Rachel Valentine

  • Meet Audrey, an aspiring inventor. Her inventions don’t always work out. Failure, after failure, Audrey feels like giving up. Read about what she does to overcome her fear of failure.
  • Check out the book from your public library, buy it, or listen to a read-aloud.
  • Draw your own invention. Learn more about the author, Rachel Valentine.
  • Mary Golda Ross was Lockheed Aircraft Corporation’s first woman and Indigenous engineer. She was an aerospace engineer. She designed top-secret airplanes and spacecraft. Learn more about her adventure as a classified engineer.
  • Check out the book from your public library or buy it.
  • Learn more about Mary Golda Ross.
  • Learn more about Cherokee author Traci Sorell and Métis illustrator Natasha Donovan.

Elements of Genius: Nikki Tesla and the Ferret-Proof Death Ray | Jess Keating

  • After inventing devices like the death ray that blows up her bedroom, Nikki Tesla is sent to Genius Academy. Nikki doesn’t quite feel like she fits in, and she has a deep, dark secret that nobody can know. When her death ray is stolen, Nikki teams up with her new friends to catch the thief.
  • Check out the book from your public library, buy it, and listen to this read-aloud of the first chapter.
  • Learn more about the author’s Elements of Genius Series.