This week, Alex and Indre Viskontas (from Inquiring Minds) survey the state of women in engineering with Andrea Beaty, Amy Bix, Monique Ross, and Patricia Galloway.


  • Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, Iggy Peck, Architect (Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007).
  • Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, Ada Twist, Scientist (Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2016)
  • Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, Rosie Revere, Engineer (Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2013)
  • Amy Bix, Girls Coming to Tech!: A History of American Engineering Education for Women (MIT Press, 2014).
  • Monique Ross and Allison Godwin. “Stories of Black women in engineering industry — Why they leave.” Frontiers in Education (2015).

This episode was co-produced with Indre Viskontas of the podcast Inquiring Minds and made possible with funding from Westcoast Women in Engineering Science and Technology.

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