National Academy of Engineering (of the National Academies)
The NAE is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership, the expertise and insights of eminent engineers, and independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology. NAE has developed some key messages to help educate the public on what engineering is
. You can click into each message to see examples and more details - they are quite informative. Also look at the NAE's Grand Challenges for Engineering: See How Engineers Can Make a World of Difference
. In addition, they have created the Engineer Girl
web site, aimed at middle school girls, which includes interviews, information, hot topics, competitions, clubs, etc.