Wentworth Women are Building a Network and Thriving in Male-Dominated Fields
July 8, 2019
Deanna Kodek, Civil Engineering ’19
Deanna Kondek was a sophomore in high school when she won first prize in a bridge-building competition. “Then I heard from someone, ‘It’s gonna be hard for you to be an engineer as a woman,’” she recalls.
Words to that effect have been far too common for many women in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. We spoke with nine women who have been active in college and share, in their words, their experiences with not only persevering as a woman in STEM, but even thriving at a school like Wentworth.
Read the WIT magazine article at this link.
July 16, 2019—Mark Rutte, the prime minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, will be visiting Wentworth during a special innovation workshop on climate resilience.
July 15, 2019—The ThinkTank event allowed students and faculty to directly interact and learn from leather manufacturers.
June 17, 2019—A group of Wentworth students head to Boston’s Prudential Center. They’re not going to shop, dine, or work—not in the traditional sense anyway. They’re going to class.