A Salute to the Women of Engineering

Here’s a fantastic piece from Create. It’s called These women made great contributions to engineering, but you’ve probably never heard of them.

There are a lot of really interesting stories of women in engineering here. Florence Violet McKenzie’s is among the best. Here’s a short excerpt:

To enrol in her degree, for instance, she was required to have an apprenticeship — but nowhere would accept a woman apprentice. Undaunted, she found a solution: she started her own business, and apprenticed herself to herself, thereby meeting the school’s requirements.

There are a lot more women engineers here who you’ll be thrilled to read about. Just click on this link to Create.com to gain access