DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World Opened Worldwide on Feb. 17

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Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, in partnership with film producer MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) and the American Society of Civil Engineers is supporting a new IMAX 3-D film, DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World. On Feb. 15, Bechtel and its partners hosted a World Premiere at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater in Washington, DC. The film was released on Feb.

Bechtel Sponsored DiscoverE Future City Team Visits White House, Appears on FabLabTV

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Who knew that joining a Future City team could land you a visit to the White House? That’s exactly what happened to the Nevada Future City team this year. Future City is a middle school competition that ask students to imagine, design and build cities of the future. After four months of designing a virtual city (using SimCity), they write up their solution to a city-wide issue, build scale models of their city, and then present their vision to a panel of judges. Luckily a team from Nevada was chosen to participate in the U.S. Science Fair Engineering Festival which was hosted by U.S.

Dream Big Film Should Change How We Talk About Engineering with K-12 Students

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Bechtel and its partners, MacGillivray Freeman Films, ASCE and DiscoverE  are gearing up to release the Dream Big film on February 17, 2017. The film premieres in 3D IMAX® and giant-screen theatres worldwide and should change how we talk about engineering with K-12 students. Dream Big is an up-close look at engineering wonders around the world and also showcases kids using engineering principles that can change their life and maybe impact our world.

Girl Day 2016: Role Models Play a Big Part in Introducing Girls to Engineering


On Thursday, February 25, 2016, on Capitol Hill, Bechtel’s Chief Information Officer Carol Zierhoffer joined DiscoverE, industry leaders, lawmakers, teachers, and students in celebrating and promoting Girl Day as a part of Engineers Week 2016. Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day©, or Girl Day, gives female engineers, with support from their male counterparts, the opportunity to directly mentor girls and young women in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Bechtel Renews Philanthropic Partnerships Supporting Education, Engineering, and Volunteerism

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RESTON, Va., January 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel today announced that it will continue its Signature Program partnerships with four nonprofits: DiscoverE, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), FIRST®, and JA Worldwide (Junior Achievement). The nonprofit partnerships are instrumental in helping Bechtel make a difference in communities around the world.

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