Speakers included Chelsea Clinton, former first daughter, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation and New York Times best-selling author of several children’s books including the “She Persisted” set; Sylvia Acevedo, a former NASA scientist who now leads Girl Scouts of the USA; and Jedidah Isler, an astrophysicist at Dartmouth College studying blazars (super-massive black holes at the center of galaxies).
The theme of this year’s International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) is “Transforming the Future.” To help celebrate the passions, efforts and careers of female engineers around the world, SWE reached out to some of our international members to see how they are #TransformingTheFuture. Below, Davida Gondohusodo explains how she is advancing and celebrating STEM in Jakarta, Indonesia.
In this Diverse podcast episode, Dr. Kristina Ropella, first female dean at Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering, speaks to FY19 SWE President Penny Wirsing about her goal of changing the face of engineering.
In this article from the London Business School, Aine Doris examines how economic mechanisms behind online ad delivery could mean fewer women seeing STEM content.
When it comes to working families, employers and politicians tend to focus on new mothers and fathers. Yet parents who leave the workforce when their kids are young but later want to reenter it might be corporate America’s greatest untapped resource.
WE Local India 2019 brought together women from across the country including university students, women in academia and professionals in engineering. The conference almost doubled its participants from the last three years with everybody uniting to this year’s theme of “Breaking Boundaries.”
As an engineering director, Kalyani Mallela believes she makes a difference each day and that she gets to make a positive impact on the world while working with intelligent and highly dedicated team members who motivate her to do better.
In her Forbes article, “The Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion,” SWE CEO Karen Horting speaks to the importance of D&I in attracting and retaining talent as well as driving employee engagement.
The theme of International Women in Engineering Day 2019 (INWED 2019) is “Transforming the Future.” Let’s help encourage participants everywhere to show the world how they are ‘transforming the future’ in pursuit of more diversity in engineering!