Women in engineering
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Women in engineering

More and more young women are getting involved in scientific and technical training courses. From the nuclear sector to transport, infrastructure and life sciences, they contribute on a daily basis to improving the life and quality of our society.

The aim of this special report is to highlight women in engineering and to inspire young girls to do the same.

Being a woman architect in Saudi Arabia

Fatimah AlQaisoum and Batool Al Mualem are both working as architectural designers at Assystem Radicon, Saudi Arabia. As such, they participate in commercial, residential and even governmental project...

Being a woman in the nuclear sector

Specialised in project management, Anne-Sophie’s somewhat atypical career led to one of the most interesting positions: working on the Middle East’s first nuclear programme, where four new nuclear pow...

Building and civil engineering – jobs for the boys?

The building and civil engineering (“BCE”) sector is both fascinating and tough, from design to construction to decommissioning. And it’s the same for both men and women, says Albane Levie...

Gender diversity – women in engineering

Women are a scarce resource in most engineering firms. So what has the industry done to make itself so unappealing to the female gender? It looks like the burden of history is still weighing on the en...

Life sciences: engineering in the feminine form?

Biology, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals – life sciences is a sector that has many engineers working on manufacturing, packaging and quality control products. It employs a lot more women than other industr...

Marie-Sophie Pawlak

If you think that engineering schools are full of geeks and only for men, you’ve got the kind of prejudices that Marie-Sophie Pawlak wants to get rid of. Marie-Sophie is an engineer by training and is...

Women engineers on the move

Like the building industry, the transport sector is undergoing deep-seated change to ensure a sustainable and mobile future, particularly for towns and cities. And this change needs engineers, to auto...