Women engineering the future

Lauren Gold stands on a stage in front of a large screen displaying her research before an audience

Doctoral student Lauren Gold received grand prize, invitation

Gold awarded an invitation to present her JMARS XR research at American Geophysical Union conference

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is committed to balancing the STEM population with the general population. Numerous programs and organizations in the Fulton Schools aim to increase gender diversity in science and engineering, led by women who have found their passion in various engineering fields and are now helping others pursue these rewarding career paths.

Women engineers making history in the Fulton Schools

For Women’s History Month, we took a deeper dive into some of the women engineers who are thriving at the Fulton Schools.

How does the Fulton Schools stack up?

No. 2

Engineering technology degrees
awarded to women

No. 11

Women as tenure/tenure-track faculty

No. 12

Bachelor’s degrees
awarded to women

Rankings based on 122 schools reporting for engineering technology degrees and 404 schools reporting for T/TT faculty and bachelor’s degrees. Source: 2021 ASEE Engineering and Engineering Technology By the Numbers.

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Growing social good

Growing social good

Industrial Engineering graduate student Xaimarie Hernandez Cruz one of 2 at ASU and 25 nationally who received the prestigious award

The sky is not the limit

The sky is not the limit

Arizona State University’s Women in Aviation chapter encourages young women to pursue careers in aviation and helps those careers take off

Rewarding entrepreneurship and service

Rewarding entrepreneurship and service

Jennifer Blain Christen has won the 2022 Joseph C. Palais Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award for her outstanding contributions to electrical engineering

Student and faculty spotlights

Growing social good

Growing social good

Industrial Engineering graduate student Xaimarie Hernandez Cruz one of 2 at ASU and 25 nationally who received the prestigious award

The sky is not the limit

The sky is not the limit

Arizona State University’s Women in Aviation chapter encourages young women to pursue careers in aviation and helps those careers take off

Rewarding entrepreneurship and service

Rewarding entrepreneurship and service

Jennifer Blain Christen has won the 2022 Joseph C. Palais Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award for her outstanding contributions to electrical engineering

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Advanced women in construction

Advancing Women in Construction

AWIC aims to support the recruitment, retention, and ultimately, the job placement of strong, qualified females from the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment’s Del E. Webb School of Construction (DEWSC) or the construction engineering programs at ASU.

Phi Sigma Rho

Phi Sigma Rho

Phi Sigma Rho is a social sorority dedicated to encourage women in technical studies to flourish both in their academic and social endeavors. We wish to create a community in which women challenge and encourage each other.

Society of Women Engineers

Society of Women Engineers

The goal of the SWE is to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity.

Women in Computer Science student group

Women in Computer Science

WiCS is an organization dedicated to promoting diversity in engineering, particularly females in computing. WiCS acts as a support network and resource for women in technology by providing many social, academic, professional development, community outreach, and networking opportunities.

National Society of Black Engineers

National Society of Black Engineers

NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.” We are committed to undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

SHPE de ASU brings a sense of community to the Hispanic engineering students at Arizona State. We seek to increase the number of Hispanics graduating with STEM degrees. We provide a network system which encourages students to persist and become role models.