Posts Tagged ‘#ILookLikeAnEngineer’

Right Turn: Why #ILookLikeAnEngineer is still around

Author: Stacey Johnson, 09/08/17

  I was on a Toronto subway this week and saw a woman wearing a button with #ILookLikeAnEngineer (see image right). Having blogged about this topic myself in 2015 and also having featured the blog of a female engineer sharing her thoughts, I was pleased to see this important campaign had jumped over to the…Read more

STEMinism: Chasing diversity and equality in STEM

Author: Camila Londono, 10/14/16

On October 11 I attended SHE DID THAT, the Ada Lovelace event, held at the University of Toronto, that Samantha Payne wrote about in Signals earlier this week. It was an exciting evening that not only celebrated incredible women in science, but also served as a reminder that we have a long way to go…Read more

Right Turn: Thoughts from an engineer on #ILookLikeAnEngineer

Author: Guest, 08/28/15

. Camila Londono is currently an intern at CCRM, taking a break from working on her PhD at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Alison McGuigan. Her research focuses on understanding what governs the coordination of motion in groups of cells. She holds a…Read more

Right Turn: #ILookLikeAnEngineer

Author: Stacey Johnson, 08/07/15

. First female scientists were #DistractinglySexy – and hilarious, I might add. (If this means nothing to you, I recommend you read this article for a good recap.) Now their female engineering friends and colleagues are also tackling sexism in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – with their own Twitter hashtag: #ILookLikeAnEngineer. For…Read more