This Friday, March 8th, marks International Women’s Day. In the spirit of the 2019 campaign theme, #BalanceforBetter, we’re sharing 5 facts about women in engineering:

  1. Women made up 15.9% of all those employed in Architecture & Engineering Occupations in the U.S. in 2018.
  2. The number of women in engineering in the U.S. has not increased since the early 2000s.
  3. In 2017, women in the U.S. earned the highest percentage of bachelor degrees, compared to any other engineering degree, in environment engineering at 50%.
  4. In 2015, the country with the highest percentage of women earning Bachelor Degrees in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Construction was Mexico at 12%.
  5. The University of California – San Diego graduated the highest proportion of female STEM majors at 32.7%.

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