Spring 2020 Magazine, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

Catalysts for Positive Change

Northwestern Engineering women find the respect, support, and inspiration they need to lead the future of engineering.

BY JULIANNE HILL // view article PDF


As Northwestern University marks 150 years of enrolling women as undergraduate students, Northwestern Engineering celebrates our currently enrolled female students, poised to become catalysts for change. As they stand on the shoulders of the women who broke gender and bias barriers before them, these students reflect on their time at the McCormick School of Engineering, telling how they found the respect, inspiration, and support necessary to make change for good.

150 Years of Women

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