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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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Callie Daniel

Our perspectives of the world are affected at a very young age, and I believe as society progresses, we are becoming more liberal in the sense that yes, girls can be scientists and astronauts or anything else they want to be. When I was little, my mom encouraged me to...

2018 Women in Engineering Empowerment Essay – Rubaiya Murshed

Being a student in Mechanical Engineering, I have found very few female student in this department. In my undergrad, in Bangladesh, we were 9 girls out of 60 students. In my Ph.D. program, in University of Nevada Las Vegas, I have seen the same scenario. While there...