I was surfing on the internet the other day and came across this great resource for women in engineering from Engineers Canada. Essentially links to various organizations and associations across Canada supporting women in science, engineering, and technology, both nationally and internationally. Check out some of the resources here.
When I studied engineering in University, a new program was on the horizon aimed at inspiring young girls to engage in science and engineering fields. Cybermentor is an online mentoring program that assigns girls aged 11 to 18 to a mentee-mentor relationship with professional women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields. The main goals of the Cybermentor program are to: “Expand girls’ knowledge of careers, opportunities and benefits that exist… Read More
I was sent this story the other day, as I am always interested to hear about women and their mark on history. Check out the Night Witches and their commitment to the skies during World War II. A simple google search reveals a plethora of stories about these remarkable fighter pilots. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/russianow/features/8610709/Russian-women-pilots-the-Nazis-feared.html