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Profiles in Engineering: Christine Pu

By Cheng Lin Christine Pu graduated from McGill’s Chemical Engineering program this past May and is now pursuing her Master’s at Stanford University. Christine was involved with a handful of organizations during her time at McGill, namely Engineers Without Borders and a chemical engineering research lab. The Ledger sat down with Christine to talk about

Women in Engineering

By Julie Elson If you’re a young woman looking to work as an engineer upon graduation, the stats are staggering. According to Engineers Canada’s National Membership Report, less than 13 percent of licenced, practicing engineers are women. It’s a continuous cycle. Not enough representation deters women from entering the engineering field, which leads to underrepresentation.

emPOWEring the youth

Engineers without Borders (EWB) and Promoting Opportunities for Women in Engineering (POWE) are two of McGill’s first engineering student clubs. Both clubs are trying to change the face and perception of engineering, and trying to break the mold on engineering has brought these two clubs together to work on a common goal. EWB and POWE