Tracey Winey on: Philanthropic Engineering
“Philanthropic Engineering is a group of kids worldwide using engineering principles to make the world a better place.” – Tracey Winey

Tracey Winey

School: Preston Middle School

Type of School: Public – District

Location: Fort Collins, CO

School Population: 1,058

Demographic: 21% minority students

% Free/reduced lunch program: 14%
Philanthropic Engineering
  1. Let students identify the social problem they want to solve.
  2. Use philanthropy to help underrepresented populations participate in engineering.
  3. Us 3D printers to help students gain confidence in philanthropic engineering.
  4. Listen to the local wisdom of global partners. 
  5. Ask field experts to give students authentic feedback on their philanthropy.