ASEE Women in Engineering

The objective of the Women in Engineering Division (WIED) of the American Society for Engineering Education is to study, promote and improve the role of women in the professions of engineering and engineering technology through collection of data, publications, presentations at appropriate meetings, sponsorship of conferences, and similar activities. We welcome male and female members with interest in promoting these goals. For more details on the ASEE please check WIED teleconferences are held monthly and you can follow our progress here.

We have added a new resource page to empower majority stakeholders to become advocates for women/minorities in STEM. Official advocacy tips will be disseminated every 2 to 3 weeks with the WIED newsletters. Additional tips and comments are welcome for inclusion by emailing the webmaster ( To read more, click here.

The Women in Engineering Division is pleased to announce that the 2013 Mara H. Wasburn Early Engineering Education Grant recipients are Dr. Elise Barrella from James Madison University and Jennifer Wang from UC Berkeley.

The program provides financial support for individuals planning to pursue a career in engineering education to attend the ASEE Annual Conference. Each grant consists of reimbursement of receipted registration, travel, food, and accommodation expenses up to a maximum of $2,000.  For more details on the 2013 winners, click here.

The 2013 Denice Denton Best Paper Award is given to Dr. Lorelle Meadows  and Dr. Denise Sekaquaptewa from the University of Michigan.  The paper is entitled: The Influence of Gender Stereotypes on Role Adoption in Student Teams. See more details here.

The WOMEN in Enginering Division is seeking papers for the 2014 ASEE annual conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Stay tuned for more details about WIED's activities or click here for the conference website!

WIED's Strategic Plan is official and was passed at the 2011 June Business meeting in. See more details here.

Our honor roll highlights the greatest honors and achievements of our members. See more details here.

New job postings are added monthly, to view click here.

We've added a page of just Research Opportunities for faculty and other members to point their students to for research work. Check them out at Research Opportunities and let us know what you think at WIED Webmaster.

Newsworthy items are updated frequently here. Please send any announcements to the webmaster at

The 2013 ASEE National Conference in Atlanta, GA (June 23-26) was outstanding once again! Research has revealed interesting trends with women in engineering and many excited programs were discussed that put the research findings into practice. Past conference information is available as well.

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