2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Max (Marie) Pisciotta

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields are predominantly thought of as masculine fields and suffer from the underrepresentation of women. This systemic problem needs to be addressed and using strategic methods, can be remedied. Some of these strategic methods include using different language when referencing the STEM fields, promoting the skills needed for … Read more

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Kayla Hoag

In order for the representation of women in STEM fields to improve, we have to focus on accomplishments made by women. Women are recognized for simply being women. A women in a STEM major first has to break through the barrier of being noticed as a women and then make her accomplishments. What if we … Read more

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Yushi Wang

Although the society has always been trying to balance the number of male and female in the STEM fields, gender segregation is still a big issue. Promoting gender-balance is not only for bringing feminine perspectives to the engineering problems but also for the fairness in this society. As far as I concerned, there are several … Read more

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Tania Kapoor

Problem: According to the statistics by Jeanna Bryner of Live Science (www.livescience.com), the U.S. National Science Foundation reports that 9% of the doctorate degrees in engineering are awarded to women, and women hold only 10% of high-level faculty positions in science and engineering fields (an improvement from 3% in the early 1970s, but still a … Read more

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Liz Furniss

The representation of women in STEM fields has increased over the past few years, however the number of women in areas such as engineering, physics and computer science are still far behind. In 2009 only 24% of STEM related positions in the U.S were held by women. Currently, approximately 1 in 7 engineers are female. … Read more

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Shefali Sharma

Although countries have dramatically closed gender gaps in education and labor force participation, gender differences within education and employment particularly in STEM persist. Girl’s participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, is an area that seemingly refuses to budge. There is much that need to be done to improve the representation of girls in STEM. … Read more

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Purandare, Snehal Jayvant

According to research it is observed that representation of women in STEM (Science Technology engineering and mathematics) field is less as compared to Men.  I being a mechanical Engineer have felt the same at every step during my undergraduate studies as well as graduate studies. We were 4 girls in class of 60. Engineering is … Read more

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Danielle McDougal

The main issue that I have personally come across when talking to women in STEM fields is that their male counterparts do not trust their capabilities. I’ve spoken to one young woman that ended up transferring from an engineering field because none of her male classmates or professors would be include her in conversation, rendering … Read more

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Jocelyn E Frechette

On college campuses across the country, even the best programs struggle with attracting and retaining female engineering students. Often times, fields of study like civil or electrical engineering are overlooked by young women looking to choose a satisfying career path. While such decisions occur for a number of reasons, a major contributing factor is likely … Read more

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Liliana Delmonico

Currently, society is preoccupied promoting social justice movements for people of different colors, sexualities, and ideologies. While it may seem like the numerous marches, protests, and rallies are not making any legal change, these movements have been successful in making these issues more apparent in everyday culture and forcing the general population to submit to … Read more

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