Robogals is an international student-run non-profit organisation aiming to inspire and empower young women to consider studying engineering and related fields. Robogals offers interactive, engineering based workshops for girls aged between 8-18 years. It has Chapters in 31 universities across Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United Unites, Japan, Kenya, South Africa, New Zealand and the Philipines. These Chapters consist of Robogals Asia Pacific, Robogals EMEA (Europe, Middle East, & Africa), and Robogals North America.
Robogals also organise a range of other activities pertaining to engineering such as robotics competitions, challenges and robot artwork exhibition. The organisation is predominately run by university student volunteers, including at the global headquarters in Melbourne, Australia with the Leadership Team of Robogals based around the world and has engaged over 75,000 girls globally.
For more information visit the official website at https://robogals.org
Workshops are free-of-charge in local communities, focusing on encouraging girls from primary and secondary schools to explore interest in these areas.
An interest in engineering and technology is required.
The workshops vary as it involves liaising with schools to arrange visits.
For community events and conferences, these are held annually.