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AddedFriday, November 2, 2012 at 9:25 AM

Mom doesn't want me to be a mechanical engineer
I am majoring in mechanical engineering and my mum insists that I switch majors, she keeps telling me that I won't be able to work and this is a dead end. I keep telling her that this is what I like but she won't listen. What to do?
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  • Answered Friday, November 2, 2012 at 9:25 AM

    Hi Sash,

    Maybe try having your mom look at all the successful women working in mechanical engineering in our Directory of Women Engineers.  There are so many opportunities.  I could be that she is just mis-informed and needs to see that there really are things out there that you could be working on.