Women in Engineering

In celebration of 'National Women in Engineering Day' this board recognises just a few of the many inspiring women in engineering, and some places where you can find out more.
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The Great Margaret Hamilton Hamilton's work prevented an abort of the Apollo 11 Moon landing

The Great Margaret Hamilton

55 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever - Margaret Hamilton, lead software engineer of the Apollo Project, stands next to the code she wrote by hand and that was used to take humanity to the moon.

Hedy Lamarr. Wasn't just drop dead gorgeous and a great actress but an inventor. She did great things and was a great actress.

Hedy Lamarr Everyone

republicanidiots: “asapscience: “Hedy Lamarr, according to Wikipedia was an inventor first, actress second. ” Hedy’s patent: ”

As Tomorrow's Engineers Week kicks off, Alicia Sanchez Espin explains   what it's like to work within an industry with just a six per cent female   workforce

It's not all about hard hats, honest: life as a female engineer

National Women in Engineering Day (NWED) | Women's Engineering Society

National Women in Engineering Day (NWED) | Women's Engineering Society

Jocelyn Bell Burnell - discovered pulsars.

The British astronomer Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered pulsars while completing her PhD at Cambridge University in the late

Marie Curie - In 1903 Marie and Pierre were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics jointly with Henri Becquerel for their combined, though separate, work on radioactivity

Marie Curie, for whom the charity Marie Curie is named, is remembered for her discovery of radium and polonium and her contribution to the fight against cancer.

Ada Lovelace, c. 1838 - world's first computer programmer.

A portrait of the Victorian visionary Ada Lovelace believed to be by A E Chalon (Photo (c) Science Museum, SSPL)

United States Navy Admiral Grace Hopper (1906–1992) was one of the first programmers in the history of computers. Her belief that programming languages should be as easily understood as English was highly influential on the development of one of the first programming languages called COBOL.

Grace Hopper sits by the UNIVAC keyboard circa A U. naval officer and mathematician, she was a pioneer in developing computer technology and helped devise UNIVAC I, the first commercial electronic computer.

Elsie MacGill "Queen of the Hurricanes" - first woman aeronautical engineer and professional aircraft designer in the world.

Elsie MacGill "Queen of the Hurricanes" - first woman aeronautical engineer and professional aircraft designer in the world.

Top 50 women in engineering list released on National Women in Engineering Day

Top 50 Women in Engineering List Released on National Women in Engineering Day


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