About Us

What is Women in Engineering?

What Do We Do?

Why is It Necessary to Have a Women in Engineering Group?

Why is Engineering a Great Career Choice for Women?

  1. Love the work that you do and have time to live your life
  2. Make a difference and change the world
  3. Help others
  4. Be creative
  5. Work with intelligent people
  6. Solve problems and invent new things
  7. Never a dull moment
  8. Excellent salary
  9. Enjoy job flexibility
  10. Travel

Women in Engineering Facts

  • In Canada, women didn't graduate from engineering programs until the 1920's
  • Today, only 7% of all licensed engineers in Ontario are women
  • The Engineering Department at Western opened in 1954, and our the first female graduated in 1966
  • Today, the number of women enrolled in Ontario Engineering Schools is approximately 20%

    Upcoming Events

  • 2017 Events

    Exec Applications

    Due Fri March 17, 2017

    Interested in applying for an exec role for next year? Fill out the application form before March 17 at noon!
    Apply now!

Connect with us!