Tag: Women Engineers

Women’s History Month: ECpE alumna Anita Woodroffe

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series highlighting alumnae, faculty and students. This is the second in a multi-part series. Click here for more Women’s History Month coverage. Anita Woodroffe grew up near Denmark, Iowa, where her parents had a sawmill business for over 50 years and … Continue reading Women’s History Month: ECpE alumna Anita Woodroffe

Engineering groups address national need to add more female insight to the field

With women representing only 13 percent of the engineering workforce, leaders and students in the College of Engineering at Iowa State are actively supporting and developing initiatives to encourage females in the discipline. Offering a variety of female-directed student groups and programs that provide mentors; social and professional development opportunities; and scholarships, these activities are … Continue reading Engineering groups address national need to add more female insight to the field