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Did you know that one of the benefits of IEEE membership is being able to participate as a mentor or mentee?
This video was sponsored by the IEEE Life Members Fund and the IEEE Foundation. It was released in December 2012.
Resources for Students
Bankrate, Inc. has a guide to help those considering a career change to STEM understand the financial benefits, obstacles and how to overcome them. Click here for the link.
Video on challenges facing engineering students from a former football player and his daughter.
Be sure to read the award winning Women in Engineering magazine. It has many interesting articles of interest to engineers, women in engineering and students considering careers in engineering.
Come on, you know you like us!!!! Check out the Women in Engineering Facebook page and read all the discussions.
American Association of University Women has several presentations with fascinating research. In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? A new research report by AAUW presents compelling evidence that can help to explain this puzzle. Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics presents in-depth yet accessible profiles of eight key research findings that point to environmental and social barriers – including stereotypes, gender bias and the climate of science and engineering departments in colleges and universities – that continue to block women’s participation and progress in science, technology, engineering, and math.
In the News:
A 17 year old female coder won a hackathon with her twitter screening app.
Karen Panetta told Congress recently that H-1B visas are sexist and should be replaced with green cards. Read her convincing argument here.
UT Dallas Strives to Encourage, Support Female STEM Students
UT Dallas is doing its part to encourage more female students to enter science, technology, engineering and math programs.