These quotes from women in engineering tell the story of the progress that’s occurring in the field.

Rob Spiegel

June 20, 2023

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International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) was founded by the Women's Engineering Society in the United Kingdom. INWED was first celebrated in 2014 to raise awareness about the achievements of women in engineering, encouraging more girls and women to pursue careers in the field, and promoting diversity and inclusivity in the engineering profession.

We have gathered comments from women in engineering. Some of the comments were provided by the Women’s Engineering Society, while others were provided by the US-based Society of Women Engineers.

Here’s some of the history of women in engineering:


About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel serves as a senior editor for Design News. He started with Design News in 2002 as a freelancer and hired on full-time in 2011. He covers automation, manufacturing, 3D printing, robotics, AI, and more.

Prior to Design News, he worked as a senior editor for Electronic News and Ecommerce Business. He has contributed to a wide range of industrial technology publications, including Automation World, Supply Chain Management Review, and Logistics Management. He is the author of six books.

Before covering technology, Rob spent 10 years as publisher and owner of Chile Pepper Magazine, a national consumer food publication.

As well as writing for Design News, Rob also participates in IME shows, webinars, and ebooks.

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