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2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Lauren Robinson

As a little girl, I carried around a toy screw driver instead of a doll. My mother and father supported mypassion for toy trucks, Legos, cars, and building. My father always let me help him fix things around thehouse. There are many girls who had the same passion that...

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Toni-Ann Peck

Women have been part of many major developments in science, particularly computer science. While Countess Ada Lovelace first theorized the modern computer in the 1840s, these devices were developed and programmed by women a century later during the second World War....

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Kayla Hoover

The main suggestion I have to help improve representation of women in STEM fields is to help women see how they can have a good balance between being a mother and a professional. I know for me this was a major deciding factor in why I chose Civil Engineering as my...

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Gabby Kistner

As many have anticipated the portrayal of women in STEM(science, technology, engineering and math) fields has not risen in multiple years. Some fear women’s representation is decreasing. In order dissolve this concern someone must take action on this account....

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Ken Barnes

Women are steadily getting more involved in STEM majors throughout the world, as feminism and a strive to succeed pushes them to break the mold of society and excel at a previously male dominated field. Ever since World War II, women have been working in fields that...

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Shayla Auld

Improving Women’s Representation in STEM Fields: Inspiration & a Plan In 2018, records imply that women represent the majority of university graduates, but are extremely underrepresented within science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computer science...

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Justine Munich

People in a majority group often ask and expect minorities to do most of the work in relating their experience and how it can be improved. By the very power dynamic making these folks a minority, however, the biggest capacity for change rests in the hands of the...