Women In Engineering

Type: Organization
Name: Women In Engineering
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Learners urged to study Engineering

Johannesburg – Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has urged high school learners, especially those that are in Grade 10 to 12, to consider taking Maths and Physical Science so they can study Engineering.Speaking at an Africa Engineering Week ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - 15 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

QINETIQ : International Submarine Races Celebrates Women in Engineering

With more than 100 young people from 11 universities from six countries on three continents that took part in the European International Submarine Races at QinetiQ's Ocean Basin at Gosport, England , in July, the organizers celebrated National Women in ... [Published 4 Traders - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

23 female faculty join College of Engineering

Since December of last year, 23 new women faculty members have joined or accepted job offers at the College of Engineering. This marks an increase in the number of women faculty by one third from 13.2 percent of the tenured system since last spring, in ... [Published Daily Illini - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Knowles Corporation Commits $100,000 to Support Diversity in Engineering

Knowles Corporation ( NYSE: KN ) has committed $100,000 to the Universityof Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Engineering to support femaleengineering students. Knowles, a Chicago company and the market leaderand global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic ... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing Naadiya

Naadiya Moosajee founded South African Women in Engineering which is a non-profit organization that seeks to be able to provide opportunities for young girls and women who want to have careers in engineering. Women in Engineering is a truly inspiring ... [Published Spice4Life - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tech’s Carpenter named president of national network

Jenna Carpenter, associate dean for undergraduate studies and the Wayne and Juanita Spinks Professor of Mathematics and Statistics in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science, has been named president of the Women in Engineering ... [Published Ruston Daily Leader - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Girls don’t do IT, or do they?

Statistics consistently demonstrate an under-representation of women working in IT – and limited improvement in the number of girls entering these fields after school.According to a 2013 report by the Australian Council of Learned Academics, Australia ... [Published Dynamic Business - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: Nigeria Needs More Women in Engineering Fields - Okorafor

Dr. Unoma Okorafor, a Computer and Electrical Engineer and graduate of University of Lagos is the founder of Working to Advance African Women (WAAW). She spoke with CORRESPONDENT, Oyeniran Apata at the end of a three-week camping organised for young secondary ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Women in engineering – are we stepping up to the challenge of leadership in engineering?

August 12th, 2014,Published in Articles: EngineerITby Thandiwe Nkambule PrEng, ECSAThandiwe NkambuleOver the past eleven years I have seen increasingly more women enter the field of engineering than ever before. It is encouraging that many companies are ... [Published EE Publishers - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

GOOGLE 'C' : New Camp Inspires Entrepreneurship in Girls

WATERLOO, Ontario , Aug. 9 -- The University of Waterloo issued the following news release:Girls in high school are getting a head start in the world of startup businesses with a new camp from the University of Waterloo , Google and the Business and Education ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

What Do Women in Engineering Want?

For years, psychologist Nadya A. Fouad of the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee has been asking women in engineering what they want. She and organizational psychologist Romila Singh , also at U-W Milwaukee, conducted a National Science Foundation-supported ... [Published Spectrum Online - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Pratt & Whitney Canada Announces Women in Engineering Scholarship

During the second annual WomenVenture Power Lunch, which took place during EAA AirVenture 2014, Pratt & Whitney Canada announced the creation of The Pratt & Whitney Canada Women in Engineering Scholarship.“As a long-time collaborator of women in aviation ... [Published Product Design and Development - Aug 07 2014]

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...derrepresented in the startup world," said Professor Mary Wells , associate dean, outreach and chair of Women in Engineering committee at Waterloo . "Increasing the participation of women in the engineering profession starts with our students and our children. This program aims to empower young women who have their sights set at a young age on being successful entrepreneurs."
...[of both genders] and saying, 'What keeps you there?'" The researchers say they hope to learn from companies that are good at retaining employees. "It's not just about fixing women, we need to fix the work environment, as well" says Fouad
"For graduates of electrical engineering, the female average salary is about $2000 higher than the male average, which is kind of interesting."

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QINETIQ : International Submarine Races Celebra... [Published 4 Traders - 11 hours ago]
UJ: Statement by University of Johannesburg, on... [Published Polity.org.za - 14 hours ago]
Learners urged to study Engineering [Published SAnews.gov.za - 15 hours ago]
Girls got game [Published UTS News Room - Aug 29 2014]
23 female faculty join College of Engineering [Published Daily Illini - Aug 28 2014]
Knowles Corporation Commits $100,000 to Support... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - Aug 26 2014]
Introducing Naadiya [Published Spice4Life - Aug 25 2014]
Scholarships Help Students Living in Public Hou... [Published Edison International - Aug 23 2014]
Site launched on women in science, technology [Published Simon Fraser University - Aug 22 2014]
'Investing in students': New General Manager at... [Published Daily Illini - Aug 22 2014]
Tech industry struggles to court women, but pro... [Published SiliconANGLE - Aug 21 2014]
Polonius Redux [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 21 2014]
Tech’s Carpenter named president of national ne... [Published Ruston Daily Leader - Aug 18 2014]
Can you spare time and energy to help us deliver? [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Aug 18 2014]
Voices on Afghanistan: Returnees can create a n... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 16 2014]
Tech dean leads engineering society [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 16 2014]
Technical division of top industrial recruitmen... [Published MidlandsBusinessNews.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
Avaya: A Top 25 Employer in Workforce Diversity [Published Avaya Connected Blog - Aug 15 2014]
Girls don’t do IT, or do they? [Published Dynamic Business - Aug 14 2014]
Engineer women walking away [Published The Australian - Aug 13 2014]
Nigeria: Nigeria Needs More Women in Engineerin... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 13 2014]
New One of the Guys initiative to encourage wom... [Published Infolink - Aug 13 2014]
Rockville girls just wanna have fundamental eng... [Published Gazette.net - Aug 12 2014]
Women in engineering – are we stepping up to th... [Published EE Publishers - Aug 12 2014]
GOOGLE 'C' : New Camp Inspires Entrepreneurship... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 12 2014]
New camp inspires entrepreneurship in girls [Published Noodls - Aug 12 2014]
What Do Women in Engineering Want? [Published Spectrum Online - Aug 11 2014]
What Do Women in Engineering Want? [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 11 2014]
Pratt & Whitney Canada Announces Women in Engin... [Published Product Design and Development - Aug 07 2014]
HR News Update - Still no level playing field f... [Published HR Director - Aug 07 2014]
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Tech industry struggles to court women, but pro... [Published SiliconANGLE - Aug 21 2014]
Many people were disappointed when Google, Inc. released its  demographics data  in May, showing that only 30 percent of its employees are women and just 21 percent of its  people in leadership roles are female. Google isn’t alone, however. The National ...
Avaya: A Top 25 Employer in Workforce Diversity [Published Avaya Connected Blog - Aug 15 2014]
Avaya ranked No. 21 on the 13th annual “Top 50 Employers” list in Workforce Diversity for Engineering & IT Professionals magazine , the most widely-read recruitment magazine for engineers belonging to minority groups. This is the first time Avaya has ...
What Do Women in Engineering Want? [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 11 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: Getty Images For years, psychologist Nadya A. Fouad of the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee has been asking women in engineering what they want. She and organizational psychologist Romila ...
What is it like to be an engineer? [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jun 25 2014]
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CH2M HILL Women Celebrate Inaugural National Wo... [Published EON Manufacturing - Jun 23 2014]
LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--CH2M HILL women celebrate inaugural National Women in Engineering Day by holding STEM events in local schools and hosting a roundtable discussion on how to encourage more women into engineering ...
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Register Now for the Inaugural IEEE Women in En... [Published Financial Services - Mar 20 2014]
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