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The Most Powerful Women Engineers of 2017 According to Business Insider

In honor of National Engineer’s Week, Business Insider published its list of the most powerful women engineers in US tech.

Published On: February 2017

Business Insider published this article by July Bort, listing 43 women engineers, including some SWE members.

In honor of National Engineer’s Week (February 19-25), we bring you our annual shout-out to the most powerful women engineers in US tech.

Yes, the tech industry is doing a well-documented terrible job in attracting women into engineering. And once they enter this male-dominated world, some women are subject to some appalling sexism and/or sexual harassment.

But that only tells part of the story. There are also women who are leading important tech teams at important companies. And there are women who are building cool cutting-edge technologies at startups.

In other words, there are women having fabulous careers as engineers, building the technology that millions of people use on a daily basis. With that in mind, here are 43 powerful American women who are developers, designers, engineering directors, bio scientists, nuclear scientist and rocket scientists.

See the list here.

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