Women In Engineering

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Name: Women In Engineering
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 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Can you spare time and energy to help us deliver?

Have you ever attended an ICE West Midlands event; helped out a pre-19s activity; read the regional briefing sheet? You will be aware that these things don't happen without the time and dedication of hard-working members of the general regional commi ... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Voices on Afghanistan: Returnees can create a new future

Mariam Wardak, who returned to work in Afghanistan after years away, says members of the Afghan diaspora should help rebuild the country, despite the dangers. Follow Ms Wardak on Twitter: @MaroWardakLike so many others, my family fled fighting in Afghanistan ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tech dean leads engineering society

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:RUSTON, Louisiana — An associate dean at Louisiana Tech University has been named president of a national engineering society.The News-Star reports ( http://tnsne.ws/ViSv8B ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Technical division of top industrial recruitment agency moves into the Midlands

Shropshire Business NewsTo meet the increase in demand for technical and engineering personnel, gap Technical, a specialist division of industrial recruitment giant, gap personnel, has brought forward its expansion programme to set up another regional ... [Published MidlandsBusinessNews.co.uk - Aug 15 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

Engineer women walking away

ABOUT one in 10 female engineering graduates never gets a start in the industry, and two in five do not last, a survey of more than 5000 US graduates has found. The results, presented at a Washington conference, suggest universities’ efforts to achieve ... [Published The Australian - Aug 13 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 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

New One of the Guys initiative to encourage women in engineering, construction and IT

A new initiative ‘One of the Guys’ has been launched in Sydney toencourage greater participation of women in typically male-dominated fields.Launched by Construction Assignments Managing Director Drenka Andjelicand The University of Technology Sydney’s ... [Published Infolink - 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]

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...that we are working to support them in taking creative risks and that we need to get their ideas to help deign our world," said Professor Wells. "We have a long way to go before we reach the right balance between men and women in the world of engineering and startups. But young women need to know this is a community that will actively embrace and support them."
...[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
"Girls are not presented with careers that look attractive to them where they would need maths and science, so they don't choose those subjects that lead into engineering."

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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]
Time to engineer change [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 04 2014]
Illawarra trailblazers encourage wide career paths [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 03 2014]
Engineering workshop draws moms, daughters [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - Aug 03 2014]
Girls explore engineering careers with UA camps [Published The Suburbanite - Jul 31 2014]
Matchtech pledges to make a difference [Published Engineering Capacity - Jul 31 2014]
It’s different for girls [Published Develop 3D - Jul 31 2014]
Pratt & Whitney Canada announces Women in Engin... [Published Aerospace Manufacturing and Design - Jul 31 2014]
Young Women Learn About Science Careers At Ohio... [Published NBC4 Columbus - Jul 30 2014]
Engineering: More women take on the challenge t... [Published New York Real Estate Journal - Jul 30 2014]
Engineering student now teaching others a lesson [Published Ferret.com.au - Jul 29 2014]
Engineering student now teaching others a lesson [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
Bosch Community Fund grants support STEM education [Published Design World Online - Jul 28 2014]
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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 ...
CH2M HILL Women Celebrate Inaugural National Wo... [Published EON Business - 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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