Women In Engineering

Type: Organization
Name: Women In Engineering
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Cal Poly Pomona women promote engineering to middle, high school girls

Pomona >> More than 20 middle school girls clustered around small plastic robots in a Cal Poly Pomona classroom, trying to teach them not to fling themselves off a table and break.“It’s good for them to see this,” said Kathy Diaz, a math teacher ... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Area students compete in annual Robot Challenge

09:00 amSeniors Shirley Luo, 17, and Robert Nealy, 18, two members of the winning team from Egg Harbor Township High School prepared their robot before the official start of the contest. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – On Saturday, April 12, 31 four member teams ... [Published Shore News Today - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Business women urge young Jordanians to pursue passion, ‘make a difference’

AMMAN — Women business leaders have urged young university students not to be limited by social conventions and chart their own path as they begin their professional lives.At a conference organised by students from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics ... [Published Jordan Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

How Can A Female Engineer Remain Positive Despite What Seem To Be Discriminatory Hiring Practices?

Answer by Jean Yang , MIT CSAIL, on Quora ,This is a great question and one that most women in CS I’ve known have struggled with. Here are some things I’ve found to help.Learn to identify what’s discriminatory about hiring practices. It’s a lot easier ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Engineering attracts record number of female undergraduates

The University of Queensland’s Women in Engineering program has cemented its leading position in Australia, with women making up 24.4 per cent of the 2014 undergraduate student ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Women in engineering: One-day conference

The inaugural National Women in Engineering Day event – Women in Engineering: The Challenge One Day Conference – takes place on 23rd June 2014 in London and is organised by the Women's Engineering Society.The conference is aimed at business leaders looking ... [Published Ipsearch.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2014

Over 200 members and supporters of Women in Engineering Sydney Division (Sydney WIE) converged in Sydney CBD at the Shelbourne Hotel on 6 April in celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD). This event has been the perennial launchpad of WIE’s annual ... [Published Engineers Australia - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Women in Engineering: The Challenge

Women in Engineering - or lack thereof - is a hot topic at the moment. We know that in the UK we face a future skills shortage in the next few years, so in order to address this problem alone we need to attract more girls to engineering, and retain more ... [Published Process Industry Informer - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Why Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Matters for Girls

I am writing this blog as the 2014 recipient of the IEEE Women in Engineering Region 8 Clementina Saduwa Award named after an amazing woman whose life was cut short in 2007. On a personal level, I am extremely passionate about the possibilities that technology ... [Published Cisco - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Successful launch of the Student Women in Engineering Group

This week has seen the successful launch of a new Student Women in Engineering Group within our Faculty of Engineering & Design .Mr Roger Whorrod speaks to students at the launch of our new Student Women in Engineering Group.Funding for the group has ... [Published University of Bath - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

CANCELLED - Cairns Regional Group/Women in Engineering - Bowls Night and Presentation

Cairns Regional Group/Women in Engineering - Bowls Night and PresentationAbout the event:Engineers Australia Cairns Regional Group is hosting a ‘Barefoot Bowls Night’ at Cairns Bowls Club in Bayview Heights with a special presentation by Danette McLean ... [Published Engineers Australia - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

IEEE-USA Releases First in a Series of E-books on Women in Engineering

WASHINGTON, 27 March 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although women make up about half of the world's population, they are woefully under-represented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) occupations.This and other issues will be ... [Published Business Technology - Mar 27 2014]

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"I enjoy being in classes with all the guys. I think they're very helpful and I don't feel like I'm put down in any of my classes" said Pitz
...in leadership in STEM," said Nita Patel, 2014 IEEE WIE International Chair and Systems and Software Engineering Manager at L-3 Communications. "This conference is an incredible opportunity for women to inspire one another and truly change the world through their leadership."
"Diversity in organizations has been shown to bring a wide range of benefits to companies, both cultural and economic," says Dr Croft. "This new initiative will help us recruit women into our programs, which is the first step towards ensuring that engineering companies have a diverse pool of skilled professionals for the future."

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Cal Poly Pomona women promote engineering to mi... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Apr 19 2014]
Area students compete in annual Robot Challenge [Published Shore News Today - Apr 18 2014]
Business women urge young Jordanians to pursue ... [Published Jordan Times - Apr 17 2014]
How Can A Female Engineer Remain Positive Despi... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 16 2014]
Engineering attracts record number of female un... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
Women in engineering: One-day conference [Published Ipsearch.com - Apr 16 2014]
Celebrating International Women’s Day 2014 [Published Engineers Australia - Apr 15 2014]
CSU recognizes efforts of Diversity Councils [Published Cauldron - Apr 15 2014]
Women in Engineering: The Challenge [Published Process Industry Informer - Apr 15 2014]
Why Information and Communication Technology (I... [Published Cisco - Apr 14 2014]
Successful launch of the Student Women in Engin... [Published University of Bath - Apr 11 2014]
MSU Women In Computing Offers Insight From MCWT... [Published Michigan Technology News - Apr 11 2014]
Top 18 Earning Engineering Programs in the US [Published InsiderMonkey.com - Apr 10 2014]
WIEQ Dress for the Job You Want - Social Event [Published Engineers Australia - Apr 10 2014]
Grant helps Twin Valley `Lead the Way' [Published Daily Local News - Apr 08 2014]
Female professor and student named finalists [Published Individual.com - Apr 04 2014]
Flexus lauded for empowering women [Published DiamondbackOnline.com - Apr 03 2014]
CANCELLED - Cairns Regional Group/Women in Engi... [Published Engineers Australia - Apr 03 2014]
"A brilliant mind" presentation with special gu... [Published Engineers Australia - Apr 01 2014]
IEEE-USA Releases First in a Series of E-books ... [Published Business Technology - Mar 27 2014]
Career opportunities at the National Engineerin... [Published MidlandsBusinessNews.co.uk - Mar 27 2014]
Engineers urged to assist assemblies [Published Graphic Ghana - Mar 27 2014]
Torch Award [Published University of Delaware - Mar 26 2014]
WIEQ Dress for the Job You Want - Social Event ... [Published Engineers Australia - Mar 26 2014]
Inspirational film catalyst for women in academia [Published Forge Today - Mar 24 2014]
Cairns Regional Group/Women in Engineering - Bo... [Published Engineers Australia - Mar 24 2014]
Register Now for the Inaugural IEEE Women in En... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 20 2014]
Register Now for the Inaugural IEEE Women in En... [Published Financial Services - Mar 20 2014]
Culture shock [Published Waterloo Chronicle - Mar 19 2014]
Inspira column [Published North West Evening Mail - Mar 18 2014]
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The Changing Face of Engineering [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 10 2014]
Goldcorp marked International Women’s Day in 2014 with a $500,000 gift supporting efforts by University of British Columbia to recruit more women into the engineering profession. SOURCE: Goldcorp DESCRIPTION: Goldcorp marked International Women’s ...
UBC and Goldcorp Partner To Encourage Women To ... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 07 2014]
The UBC Faculty of Applied Science will boost the number of women recruited to and enrolled in its engineering program thanks to a gift from Goldcorp. SOURCE: Goldcorp DESCRIPTION: March 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The UBC Faculty of Applied Science will ...
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Register Now for the Inaugural IEEE Women in En... [Published Financial Services - Mar 20 2014]
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