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Welcome to the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology Women in Engineering web site.

This site contains information and links to organizations dealing with the issues and opportunities facing women engineers, faculty, students and anyone interested in engineering.

Society of Women Engineers

ODU SWE Student Section

Hampton Roads SWE Section

National SWE Organization

International Institute for Women in Engineering

Web site: http://www.eng.odu.edu/iiwe/

The goal of IIWE is to present the
challenges women face as international engineers and prepare them for the future. Their annual seminar works to achieve this goal by improving students' abilities to understand and assess international engineering practices, improving their communication skills, indicating how they can balance their professional and family lives, and opening students' view of the vast opportunities and challenges offered in the engineering field.

Early Advantage Program for Women

Sponsored by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium and administered by the Career Management Center, this summer program not only introduces an incoming freshman to the Batten College of Engineering and Technology and engineering as a career, but also could be a students first "paid job" in engineering. Email Beverly Forbes( bforbes@odu.edu ) for more information.

BCET Female Faculty

The College has
12 female faculty in teaching positions &
4 female faculty in professional positions.

200% increase in female faculty since 2007!

For more information about Women in Engineering at ODU email engineer@odu.edu