Long before women engineers were considered something special, some amazing women were doing great things to pave the way. Although their contributions are sometimes unrecognized, women with a little ingenuity have always had the power to do great things.
Also learn more in this fun video produced for EngineerGirl by George Retelas with his digital art students at SAE Institute.
Take a look at a few of these profiles of historical women to see how they made a difference in their world.
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