We The Parents: 10 Female Engineers Who Changed Our World

As women in STEM continue to break down barriers and pave a path of inclusivity and equality, inspiration can be drawn from the countless female innovators, inventors, and engineers that came before them and work beside them.

From inventors to bridge builders, astronauts to medical pioneers, women engineers have made technological breakthroughs in every field. They’ve improved and saved countless lives, and often they’ve done this while surmounting huge obstacles and discriminatory barriers.

In celebration of the past and future of women in engineering, let’s get to know 10 famous female engineers who changed our world.

In this article:

Women & Girls, Role Models
Engineer (Aerospace), Engineer (Civil), Engineer (Mechanical), Engineer (Software)
Ada Lovelace, Alice Parker, Evelyn Wang, Hedy Lamar, Henrietta Vansittart, Judith Resnik, Kimberly Bryant, Nora Stanton Barney, Patricia Bath
K-6, Middle School, High School
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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