This International Women in Engineering Day, meet three women committed to helping #ShapeTheWorld
The theme of this year’s International Women in Engineering Day (23 June) is ‘Shape the World’, highlighting the ways engineering makes the world a better, safer and more exciting place to be.
To celebrate, create spoke to three women at different stages of their engineering careers about the obstacles they have overcome, what they love about the profession and how to correct the gender imbalance that means women remain woefully underrepresented at just 12.4 per cent of the qualified engineering workforce.
Building a future for women in STEM
Chair of Engineers Australia’s National Committee for Women in Engineering Hayley Rohrlach said the battle for women in engineering begins at a young age and lasts throughout life.
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