Thompson Rivers University

The Omega | Women in Engineering to host free robotics workshop for young women and non-binary students

April 10, 2024

TRU’s Women in Engineering will welcome female and non-binary high school students from grades eight to 12 to a free robotics workshop on campus on April 20. Catherine Tatarniuk, an assistant teaching professor in the engineering department, said the inspiration behind this workshop was the need for more female enrollment in the engineering program. Geoff Fink, an assistant teaching professor specializing in robotics, will lead the robotics portion of this workshop and assist the students in bringing their creations to life. “It looks complicated, but we can show them that anybody can do it,” Fink said. Read more