Image Alt

AWE Stories

In October of 2019, the Advancing Women Engineers team attended Industrial Transformation Mexico, a Hannover Messe event. A major focus of the event was preparation for “Industry 4.0.” This global movement to prepare for the next advancements in the manufacturing

For more than six decades, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has provided female engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. This year, they’ve analyzed data from the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA to determine

How do you make the power of innovation accessible to new audiences? Engineer and artist Ayah Bdeir is a self-professed “big fan of the concrete block” due to the ability to build things that were “larger than us, buildings, bridges,

In state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing, modularity and versatility are increasingly important factors when it comes to planning and implementing material supply trolleys for intralogistics. If you observe the Audi site in Neckarsulm, Germany, where the Audi A8 is manufactured over several

From Germany to the Great Wall of China and Shanghai, then back home again. 2019 was not just a globetrotting year for the Advancing Women Engineers team. Let’s take a look at the innovation and developments made by item, the power

It’s not an earth-shattering newsflash to hear that women are outnumbered in STEM fields by their male counterparts. Progress is being made to increase enrollment and retention of female students in these programs, however, and there are increasingly more and

According to the Harvard Business Review, STEM degrees are among the most lucrative post-graduation but the gender disparity of students obtaining these degrees sees that it’s about 60% male and 40% female. These numbers are even closer when PhD level

In 2012, Rashma Saujani took a chance and entered the New York City congressional race. Coveted endorsements from NYC publications and television networks boosted her national profile. The pollsters called her crazy and said she stood no chance to win,

It’s difficult to break bad handwriting habits once you’re older. What can we do about it? Handwriting doesn’t enjoy the same status as it once did. Back in the day, you would pull out your pen and notebook but now smartphones,

The Advancing Women Engineers team is thrilled to have had a wonderful 2019 with the opportunity to meet and work with new and innovative individuals, many of whom were featured on our website. The AWE team aims to feature people,