Women engineering the future

Ritisha Das, Portrait

ASU honors student awarded fellowship for women, gender minorities in aerospace industry

As a Brooke Owens Fellow, Ritisha Das will work on satellites at Airbus US Space & Defense in Arlington, Virginia

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.

How does the Fulton Schools stack up?

No. 1

Engineering technology degrees
awarded to women

No. 10

Women as tenure/tenure-track faculty

No. 8

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: 2022 ASEE Engineering and Engineering Technology By the Numbers.

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A bright idea

A bright idea

Mojdeh Khorsand Hedman received a 2024 NSF CAREER award to determine how best to integrate distributed electricity resources into the power grid

Perfecting the pulse of haptics

Perfecting the pulse of haptics

Hasti Seifi, an assistant professor of computer science, has been awarded an NSF CAREER Award for her work in making touch technologies more accessible

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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.