element14 launches contest to find the best female engineers

March 9, 2020
The Seeking Female Engineers and Makers competition will have multiple prizes and hopes to showcase women makers and engineers

element14 is launching a contest to find "the best of the best female engineers" to shape the future of the element14 presents video series. Launched on International Women’s Day, the contest is inviting female designers and engineers to share their electronics skills and passion for making with the broader community as new Video Content Producers.

Launched in 2018, element14 presents is a weekly video series featuring projects from a rotating cast of makers and engineers from all corners of the element14 community. In addition to Friday project videos, element14 presents is also home to “The Learning Circuit,” “Workbench Wednesdays” and “The Electronics Inside.”

According to element14, it hopes this competition will introduce a wide array of female engineers and makers who can carry the series forward and shape the future of the industry.

element14 is organizing the competition into three phases with a variety of prizes being awarded throughout. Contestants will have the opportunity to submit introductory audition videos, videos of a new project concept and the opportunity to present their project concepts at the element14 Woman Makers And Engineers Film Festival in May 2020.

In addition to contest awards, all participants will automatically be considered for roles as video content producers for element14 presents, where they will be able to receive free build components along with monetary compensation for their featured element14 presents videos.

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