Girls in Engineering

Hegland, Don
August 2008
Assembly;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p6
The author expresses his view regarding women in the engineering industry in the U.S. As of August 2008, the National Engineers Week Foundation in Alexandria, Virginia states that 20 percent of the engineering undergraduates are women. The author mentions several organizations that encourage women to embrace engineering as a career path, including Chantilly Academy, Girl Scoots of the USA, and Extraordinary Women Engineers Coalition. He emphasizes the benefit of having women in the field.


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