Say Hello to 4 Women Engineers

People who create extraordinary things, people who let nothing stop them from being innovators and dreamers, people who beat the odds to live a life they can never get tired of, those are the kind of people who become our heroes. Take a look at these 4 women engineers who have made their mark in the male-dominated world of engineering.

Read their stories(women engineers) and be inspired to get out there and create your path of success:

Peggy Johnson 

Executive Vice President, Business Development of Microsoft, Peggy Johnson made computer science her entire life. Her role in Microsoft includes accelerating for the company and its customers. But when Peggy Johnson joined college, she thought she was going to major in Business. Although she loved the subjects of math and science, there was nobody to encourage her to lay footsteps in the field of engineering. It was a mere coincidence – taking the wrong turn while running an errand – that led her to have a conversation that changed the course of her life. Read more about her success story after she received her electrical engineering degree:

Priya Balasubramaniam 

With a global team and a global influence, Priya Balasubramaniam handles the supply and manufacture of iPhones as Apple’s Vice President of iPhone Operations. She’s not to be instrumental in the negotiation that put forward the idea of manufacturing iPhones in Bengaluru. Want to hear here the Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony at Michigan State University? Here it is:

Jill Hruby 

Meet Jill Hruby, who escalated to being the director of Sandia National Laboratories. What makes this special, you might ask. The promotion made her the first woman to head one of the USA’s three government labs, responsible for developing and maintaining a nuclear arsenal.

Padmasree Warrior 

Tech-queen, Padmashree Warrior, started off with a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University. But what happened next is landing a job in Tech after she and her friend attended a job fair. Next stop: Motorola. It is said that she only planned to stay for one year, which eventually became 23. Her name has even found a spot in the Forbes list of the 100 most powerful women of the world. Today, she’s the CEO of NIO, a manufacturer of autonomous electric cars. 

Here are three Padmashree-recommended traits that you need to make it in the world of tech: link


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