Happy International Women’s Day! International women’s day commemorates the movement for women’s rights.
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) released an interview of Jonna Gerken, current SWE president. In the interview Jonna discusses the challenges and opporutnies that women engineers are facing today. She notes that company culture is one of the biggest challenges.
Jonna also discusses her priorities for her term as SWE president. The three main priorities are professional excellence, advocacy and globalization.
Reading her interview, its clear that company culture needs to change and finding advocates and allies might be the way. To read the interview in full or learn more about International Women’s Day, please see the links below!