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On the Road Again (and Again)
By Troy Eller English, SWE Archivist President Naomi McAfee (on left) stands with university faculty…
The ‘Troubles’ and ‘Pleasures’ of Leadership
Letters reveal how an early SWE member tackled the duties of her unexpected presidency. By…
Reaching Out to a Younger Generation
During the Society’s first two decades, members encouraged young women to pursue engineering by presenting…
‘Evidence of an Excellent New Editor’
Members wrote and edited the Journal of the Society of Women Engineers and the SWE…
Dear Editor
Before SWE members shared their opinions in online message boards, comment sections, or on social…
‘Why Would a Nice Girl Like You Want to Work in a Dirty Business Like This?’
Women found many opportunities in engineering during the Second World War, but their prospects diminished…
I DIDN’T KNOW GIRLS COULD…
“I didn’t know girls could get jobs in engineering,” career guidance committee member Pat Zeman…
YOU CAN ONLY GAIN BY TRYING
“Women representing the engineering profession must be of unquestionable professional status,” explained Past President Katharine…
WEAK REJECTIONS AND STRONG SWE NETWORKS
“Now I’ve heard everything! The excuse of ‘Danger’ for not hiring women in Chemical Engineering…
CAREERS READY TO BE RETRIEVED
Roberta Banaszak Gleiter, F.SWE, was one of the top students in her class when she…