Women in engineering: a look at the personal and the professional

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Mary Wells standing in a labProfessor Mary WellsWaterloo Engineering’s associate dean of outreach, has launched a book she co-authored with Anne Millar called Women of Impact. The book profiles the professional and personal lives of 18 female engineers and scientists who work in mining, metallurgy and materials in Canada.

Wells, who is also the chair of the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering, is heading up the Women of Impact Symposium in Toronto on August 26.  We caught up with Wells, the new president of the Metallurgy and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, to talk about her latest contribution to the global conversation on women in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics.)

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