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8 Female Technical Professionals Who Are Also Creative In More Traditional Roles

These women engineers and scientists have inspired or are famous in other creative professions.

Engineering is a creative process, whether men or women perform it. But this fact isn’t always apparent to everyone. The problem is that engineering requires long years of study and a specialized mathematical language to master, which sometimes hides the creative side of engineering and even scientific processes.

Yet even among highly technical professionals, a few colleagues have either inspired or directly contributed to the more readily recognized creative worlds of writing, entertainment, and art. This gallery looks at a few such women.

John Blyler is a Design News senior editor, covering the electronics and advanced manufacturing spaces. With a BS in Engineering Physics and an MS in Electrical Engineering, he has years of hardware-software-network systems experience as an editor and engineer within the advanced manufacturing, IoT and semiconductor industries. John has co-authored books related to system engineering and electronics for IEEE, Wiley, and Elsevier.

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