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A former astronaut, Ellen Ochoa made history in 1993 when she became the first Hispanic American woman in space. Her accomplishment is one that she hopes young women and minorities will cling to and realize they have the ability to

According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s annual count, homelessness has increased 36% from last year in the San Fernando Valley. Twelve girls in a local high school wanted to help the homeless population but knew they didn’t have

The IMAX documentary “Dream Big” achieves the important purpose of making engineering appealing and cool. The producers wanted to inspire those who might not otherwise consider careers in engineering. The goal of the filmmakers is to show the film on

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting engineers to communities that need help with basic needs. In 2008, an EWB chapter was co-founded by two female civil engineering professors, Libby Jones and Shannon Bartlett-Hunt, at

We sometimes don’t give enough recognition to women who have helped change the course of history with their scientific discoveries or engineering inventions. Therefore, we are taking a step back to appreciate a few women who have helped change the

While everyone working on Captain Marvel agrees that it is exciting to have a Marvel film with a female lead, they want to make sure that it is not the sole focus of the film. The hope is that the

It’s no secret that women have yet to largely take their place in the automotive industry, since this field continues to be heavily dominated by men. However, thanks to women like Christy Roman, founder of Women in Automotive, this industry

Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, an Ohio State University engineering professor has become the first woman from the university to be named to the National Academy of Engineering. Grejner-Brzezinska, a professor in the department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering was one

As we commemorate International Women’s Day, we celebrate the accomplishments of women everywhere who have made great strides within the engineering realm. Recent estimates show that women make up only 10% of all aerospace engineers, with that number being even

Ciara Sivels made history by becoming the first black woman to earn a doctoral degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Michigan, the top program in the United States. Sivels knew her accomplishment would end up making history, but