International Women in Engineering

International Women in Engineering Day, observed on June 23rd, serves to showcase the accomplishments of women in various STEM fields. This day is particularly crucial in inspiring young women to pursue careers in science and technology, while also acknowledging the invaluable contributions women have made, and continue to make in society. 


Ada Lovelace, widely considered the first computer programmer, made significant contributions by developing the first algorithm for implementation on Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine. Her insights laid the foundation for modern computing and solidified her legacy in the field of computer science.


Another great example, Mary Anderson, is responsible for the invention of the windshield wiper. This simple yet revolutionary device has become a standard feature in vehicles worldwide.


Lastly, Dr. Mae Jemison not only became the first African American woman to travel in space but also used her engineering expertise to advocate for science education and sustainable technology.


These remarkable women exemplify the pivotal role of laboratory research in driving innovation and societal progress. Their achievements serve as a testament to the boundless possibilities that await future generations of women in STEM discipline.

Mike Yedowitz

Trade Shows and Digital Marketing Specialist

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