Engineering: no longer an old boys' club

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Women in Engineering executive in a pyramid shape

Despite low enrolment rates relative to their male colleagues, Western’s female engineering students are driven to succeed and don’t feel held back in a field often described as an old boys’ club. (read more)

Female mentors share their WISDOM

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Andrea Wallette, founder of Women in Science and the Department of Mathematics (WISDOM) and a self-described tomboy, has always felt comfortable studying in a male-dominated faculty.

Still, she stresses the importance of providing outreach programs for young women intimidated by the lack of female presence in science and engineering. (read more)

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