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Women in Engineering
June 1, 1999 Volume 29 Issue 2
Articles In This Issue
  • Tuesday, June 1, 1999
    AuthorWm. A. Wulf and E. Gail de Planque

    The United States is one of the world’s leaders in technology and innovation, a position it owes largely to the strength of its engineering and technical workforce. However, that workforce faces increasing challenges, both internal and external in nature, that threaten our nation’s ...

  • Tuesday, June 1, 1999
    AuthorNancy Ramsey

    New, sustainable, and comprehensive initiatives for bringing women into engineering are possible but will require changes in the status quo.

    Several months ago I began my research for these comments by asking what there was to celebrate about women in engineering. Over the months, in interviews ...

  • Tuesday, June 1, 1999
    AuthorNeal Lane

    Scientists and engineers with diverse backgrounds, interests, and cultures can produce better scientific and technological results, as well as ensure the best uses of those results.

    Earlier this month, the National Science Foundation (NSF) reported some positive news in its 1998 report on ...

  • Tuesday, June 1, 1999
    AuthorDonna Shirley

    Numerous opportunities exist for creative solutions to the problem of insufficient numbers of women engineers in the workforce.

    I would like to offer some suggestions, based on recent research and my personal experience, for increasing the number of women engineers in the workforce, the ...

  • Tuesday, June 1, 1999
    AuthorRodney E. Slater

    As we begin a new century and a new millennium, attracting women to the U.S. engineering enterprise is part of the larger global concern with diversity and opportunity.

    On behalf of President Clinton and the Department of Transportation, I am delighted to have this opportunity to address the ...