Reading and Viewing

Electrifying Women International videos

A Chemistry Professor in Pakistan: Recapturing Missing Stories of Women in STEM

Electrifying Women International reading

What would constitute an inclusive history of women in engineering and applied science?, paper by Graeme Gooday & Emily Rees 

International conviviality: recovering women in engineering from Africa and Asia in ‘The Woman Engineer’, blog by Graeme Gooday

Internationalism and the Women’s Engineering Society, blog by Graeme Gooday

“Uganda has lost its first woman engineer”: Remembering Miriam Sebaggala (née Muwanga), blog by Emily Rees

Who went to the International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES) in 1964 and 1967? blog by Emily Rees

Other reading

Annie Canel, Ruth Oldenziel and  Karin Zachmann (eds), Crossing Boundaries, Building Bridges: Comparing the History of Women Engineers, 1870s-1990s (Amsterdam: Harwood Academic, 2005).

Caterina Franchini, Emilia Maria Garda, Helena Seražin & Marjan Groot, MoMoWo. Women designers, craftswomen, architects and engineers between 1918 and 1945 (Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, 2017).

Shantha Mohan, Roots and Wings: Inspiring Stories of Indian Women in Engineering (Notion Press, 2018).

Letitia Eva Obeng, A Silent Heritage: An Autobiography (Ghana: Goldsear, 2008).

Abena Dove Osseo-Asare. ‘Scientific Equity: Experiments in Laboratory Education in Ghana.’ Isis, 104/4 (2013).

Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race (Harper Collins, 2017).   

Berna Zengin, Women Engineers in Turkey: Gender, Technology, Education and Professional Life (Saarbrücken: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010).