About the Engineering Ambassadors

RPI Engineering Ambassadors (EA) program is managed through the School of Engineering – Educational Outreach Center. EAs are an assembly of highly motivated students that are focused on inspiring a younger audience to explore the role of engineers in society.

We participate in an extensive communications and professional development training to learn the techniques that enable us to develop engaging presentations, hands-on demonstrations to take in to classrooms. EAs participate in 12 – 15 full day visits into regional middle and high school classrooms throughout the academic year and encourage over 3000 students to consider careers in the areas of science, technology and engineering.


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Our Mission Statement

The Rensselaer Engineering Ambassadors (EAs) are an assembly of highly motivated students focused on inspiring a younger audience to explore the role of engineers in society.

Meet Our Ambassadors

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Liam Fahey

"Engineering Ambassadors allows me to share my love for engineering, and hopefully help the next generation of engineers develop their passion."


-Liam Fahey, Class of 2019

Aeronautical Engineering

Member of the RPI Engineering Ambassadors

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Skyler Lafemina

"In my short time as an ambassador, I've come to appreciate and respect the efforts of educators and mentors even more so than I have in my past. These people have incredible responsibilities and impact future generations in ways that are often undervalued. Embracing this role will be challenging but is considered a great privilege, and I look forward to inspiring younger students."


-Skyler Lafemina

Mechanical Engineering

Member of the RPI Engineering Ambassadors

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Allison Douglas

"Engineering Ambassadors has helped me grow into the person I am now by encouraging me to practice my presenting as well as professional speaking skills. In addition, EA allows me to inspire the spark of passion and excitement for engineering in kids that I know will lead them to an excellent creative outlet as well as a passion to solve any problem that comes their way."


-Allison Douglas, Class of 2021

Mechanical Engineering

Member of the RPI Engineering Ambassadors