Women & M.E.

Coats-Lab-2103More and more women are discovering that a career as a mechanical engineer will allow them to tackle society’s needs in a wide variety of challenging, interesting and rewarding ways. At work, women engineers are professionally respected, valued, and well-rewarded. Most employers accommodate the needs and schedules of their engineers with family. In ME at the U, women typically earn better grades than men in engineering courses and frequently find themselves in leadership positions in groups and student societies. Women have bright futures in Mechanical Engineering. They are actively recruited for the diverse perspectives that they can bring to innovation and public service. As the engineering profession becomes increasingly team oriented, interdisciplinary, and communicative, women are excelling. Here in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, we are strengthened by the diversity of our students, staff, and faculty. As such, we work to provide a safe and equitable environment for all of our students. We are committed to providing an academic atmosphere that supports the aspirations of our students and faculty by addressing their diverse needs.

Resources for Women in Mechanical Engineering