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Female Engineers

Where High School Girls Discover Engineering

Diane Propsner | Posted 10.29.2016 | College
Diane Propsner

Although the field of engineering offers women careers that are engaging and interesting, this career has not been a historically popular choice. Understanding why so few women consider a career in engineering is complex and hard to pin down.

Why We Need Terrible Female Engineers

Amy Nguyen | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology
Amy Nguyen

It needs to be okay for women to fail. We need flawed women whose mistakes represent just that -- their own mistakes. Not reflections upon our entire gender, not held up as reasons for why women aren't meant to be in tech. We need to accept women in this field who want to be here just because it's a great place to be.

Good News for Women In Tech

Molly Reynolds | Posted 03.07.2015 | Women
Molly Reynolds

Women are certainly still transitioning into workplace equality, particularly in tech -- which is why we're always seeing headlines that display shocking statistics about the lack of women in leadership roles.

How To Succeed In An Industry That's Only 13 Percent Women

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

Women Are Thriving In Tech -- Why Are They Still Invisible?

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 11.09.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

With nearly 16 million programmers in the world, at 10 to 15 percent women, there are more than two million female programmers -- but we never see them. echnical women remain largely invisible and behind the scenes despite important and often elite contributions.

40 Percent Of Female Engineers Are Leaving The Field. This Might Be Why.

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women

While all of the efforts channeled towards getting girls to study science, technology, engineering and math have certainly increased graduation rates ...

The Unlikely Role Models I Look Up To

Taskeen Khan | Posted 05.24.2014 | Teen
Taskeen Khan

One woman who has truly proven herself an exceptional is Shereen Yusuff, 29, who graduated as an aerospace engineer and today works as a drilling engineer in the oil and gas industry. And yes, it hasn't taken her decades to achieve success!

Why Don't More Women Go to Hackathons?

Quora | Posted 03.22.2014 | Home

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by an Anonymous user on Quora, You're going to have to take for word my background: I'm a female...

This Company Increased Its Female Engineers By 500 Percent

Posted 10.09.2013 | Women

More than 75 percent of buyers and sellers on Etsy, the e-commerce website that helps individuals sell handmade and vintage goods directly to consumer...

My Experience as a Field Engineer Off the Coast of Angola

Women 2.0 | Posted 07.21.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

The timer had started running 30 minutes ago. I was sweating from the exertion of rigging up a 500-pound tool string with my crew and the nervousness of being responsible of running a $2 million exploration job in an offshore oil platform in Africa.

Women and Driving: Rise of the Women Racing Engineers! (Part II)

Julia Landauer | Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology
Julia Landauer

Once you recognize your passion, grab it by the horns and make it happen. There's no reason that women shouldn't do what they love, and what they're good at, because it's currently in a male-dominated field.

Women in Technology: Let’s Close the Gap

Peggy Johnson | Posted 06.10.2012 | Technology
Peggy Johnson

As a woman in what has been perceived to be a "man's profession," I've learned some lessons along the way which may be helpful to young women considering a technical career.

Why Etsy's Sending Women To 'Hacker School'

The Los Angeles Times | Posted 04.09.2012 | Women

Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, is sending women to Hacker School this summer. Marc Hedlund, Etsy's vice president of engineering,...

Bianca Bosker

Facebook's First Female Engineer On Confronting The 'Boys' Club' | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.26.2013 | Technology

When Ruchi Sanghvi arrived for her first job interview at Facebook's headquarters, no one was there. It was the fall of 2005 and when she reached t...