Above and beyond: 4 schools paving the way for women in engineering

Study International | March 28, 2019

The engineering field has long been dominated by men. But why? Women are sometimes plagued by the stereotype that engineering or Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics-related disciplines, do not typically cater to them. Coupled with the misconception that men perform better in subjects like math, or other STEM-related subjects can perpetuate the problem of underrepresentation of women in the field, making them much less likely to choose an engineering programme at university as a result. This is a major loss of untapped talent to the world, especially in a time when rapid automation and technological advances are fuelling the need for more professionals in the field to meet modern-day demands.

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A new paradigm for specifying and evaluating information system security is on the verge of international standardization. Early use of these standards for specifying and acquiring large distributed systems is described. Unresolved issues concerning commercial-off-the-shelf component product integration and system evolution are addressed.

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A new paradigm for specifying and evaluating information system security is on the verge of international standardization. Early use of these standards for specifying and acquiring large distributed systems is described. Unresolved issues concerning commercial-off-the-shelf component product integration and system evolution are addressed.

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