Denice Denton – Wikipedia
Denice Dee Denton (August 27, 1959 – June 24, 2006) was an American professor of electrical engineering and academic administrator. She was the ninth chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz
Beatrice Hicks – Wikipedia
Beatrice Alice Hicks (January 2, 1919 – October 21, 1979) was an American engineer, the first woman engineer to be hired by Western Electric, and both co-founder and first president of the Society of Women Engineers
Grace Hopper – Wikipedia
Grace Brewster Murray Hopper (née Murray; December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. One of the first programmers
Barbara McClintock – Wikipedia
Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992) was an American scientist and cytogeneticist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. McClintock received her PhD
Judith Resnik – Wikipedia
Judith Arlene Resnik (April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986) was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut who died when the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed during the launch
Women in engineering in the United States
Notable American women engineers
Bertha Lamme Feicht – Wikipedia
Bertha Lamme Feicht (December 16, 1869 – November 20, 1943) was an American engineer. In 1893, she became the first woman to receive a degree in engineering from the Ohio State University
Katharine Stinson – Wikipedia
Katharine Stinson was an American aeronautical engineer and the Federal Aviation Administration’s first female engineer. Born in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 14 years after the Wright Brothers
Elsie Eaves – Wikipedia
Elsie Eaves (May 5, 1898 – March 27, 1983) was the first female associate member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and a founding member of the American Association of Cost Engineers
Ethel H. Bailey – Wikipedia
Ethel H. Bailey was an American mechanical engineer who began her working life in aviation and went on to develop radar and spectroscopic equipment. She was called a ‘trailblazer’
Judith Love Cohen – Wikipedia
Judith Love Cohen was an American aerospace engineer and author. Cohen worked as an electrical engineer on the Minuteman missile, the science ground station for the Hubble Space Telescope
Mary G. Ross – Wikipedia
Mary Golda Ross (August 9, 1908 – April 29, 2008) was the first known Native American female engineer, and the first female engineer in the history of Lockheed
Kate Gleason – Wikipedia
Catherine Anselm Gleason (November 25, 1865 – January 9, 1933) was an American engineer and businesswoman known both for being an accomplished woman in the predominantly male field of engineering
WITI – Women in Technology Hall of Fame – Dr. Anita Borg, Member of Research Staff, Xerox PARC, Founding Director, Institute for Women and Technology
Dr. Anita Borg was a computer scientist in the Office of the Chief Technologist at Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). A visionary who started the first e-mail network for women
Pushing Open Doors | LinkEngineering
some pioneering females have managed to push past the obstacles and prove that women make excellent engineers. Some did it over the objections of their family, but most had the support
Behind the Tech
Behind the Tech” is a collection of portraits of women in Engineering, Operations and the technology industry that reflect the passion they have for their careers
TIME ‘Firsts’ Series on Women Leaders: Watch Video Trailer
Watch the Trailer for Firsts, TIME’s New Video Series on 46 Groundbreaking Women
Home | FabFems
FabFems are women from a broad range of professions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). They are passionate, collaborative, and work to make the world a better place
Women in Engineering Division (WIED) of the American Society for Engineering Education is to study, promote and improve the role of women in the professions of engineering
Engineer Girl
learn more about engineering resources for girls and young women. exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. This site is designed specifically for middle school girls