Creating opportunities for women in engineering

COVID-19 posed new burdens to overcome on road to success

By Lourdes A. Medina

This article shares experiences that helped me overcome obstacles as a woman in engineering and become an advocate of diversity, equity and inclusion. I encourage everyone to question biases against women in our discipline and become part of the solution. This is first step in creating awareness about the hurdles women face, which have been exacerbated by COVID-19. It’s not just a matter of social justice; it’s the right thing to do, and it’s good for academia.

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