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Women's Leadership in Engineering
Women's leadership in engineering

Just a century ago, the common perception was that engineering was a field best suited for men. Although this perception has gradually changed over the past 100 years, the fundamental picture of the engineer remains a predominantly masculine one. Women began slowly populating college-level engineering classrooms in the 1950s and 1960s; however, the numbers of women were small compared to those of their male counterparts. It was not until the women's movement in the 1970s that women began entering engineering in greater numbers. This chapter explores the historical ...

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