Only 17.5% of U.S. undergraduate engineering students are women according to a University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender study. According to an article this week in eSchool news, female engineers from across the country got together to change that through a live, 24 hour webcast "Global Marathon for, by, and about Women in Engineering," sponsored by computer manufacturer Lenovo and Verizon.
You missed it? Me too. But thanks to the smarties at the conference and the joys of the internet you can catch video, powerpoint and other cool stuff from the sessions ranging from engineering and fashion, to engineering in the medical field to sessions for colleges, parents and guidance counselors on how to support girls in choosing a career in engineering. Cool!http://www.eweek.org/site/News/Eweek/2007_marathon/schedule.shtml
Thanks Tanya for the link!