Many women who work in engineering continue to find they are the only female in the room. According to studies conducted by the Society of Women Engineers, only 13 percent of engineers in the workforce are women.
With a mission to empower current female engineering and computing students and close the gender gap, FIU’s Center for Diversity and Student Success in the College of Engineering & Computing (CEC) hosted the Women in Engineering, Academics, and the Corporate World virtual panel in March.
Sponsored by the Motorola Solutions Foundation, three FIU alumni participated in the panel, answering questions on topics like dealing with imposter syndrome, success in graduate school, leadership strategies and the importance of self-care and wellness. Although the panel was directed at women, many male students also attended the hour-long event.
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