Women in Engineering

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Women in Engineering

Claire Greenhouse takes a look at the increasing roles for women in engineering.  Until relatively recently, the number of women taking roles and making careers in engineering were relatively few and far between. Until then, engineering was seen as a male reserve, and in that respect, a female engineer would have been considered something of an oddity, even perhaps an oddball. In these enlightened times of course, more engineers than ever are female. Claire looks at how things have progressed since the turn of the millenium in engineering. Introduction As the ICE begins its ‘Year of Engineering’ events, the website (https://www.ice.org.uk/ice-200) encouragingly shows a picture of a girl around the...