10 Inspirational Female Engineers

SARAH HARMET | March 8, 2019

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We have chosen 10 amazing women engineers, from the past to the present, whose work has had or is currently having a profound impact on engineering and society. Joe Palca captures the simple yet intriguing story of Mary Anderson, the inventor of the windshield wiper, in an NPR article entitled Alabama Woman Stuck in NYC Traffic in 1902 Invented the Windshield Wiper.

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