For 80 years running, Queen’s has exceeded the national average of women enrolled in engineering.

Join us in pushing forward the future of engineering. 

“Engineering will only find the best solutions to the most complex challenges we are facing with a diverse, including gender-balanced, community.” - Dr. Heidi Ploeg, Queen's Chair for Women in Engineering


Queen’s Women in Engineering 2023


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How we are Re-Defining Engineering

Dr. Heidi Ploeg is our Chair for Women in Engineering – an important position with the goal of increasing the number of women who become practicing engineers and engineering students. Dr. Ploeg conducts research, develops and delivers curricula that is inclusive to women, and supports outreach efforts to strengthen youth interest in STEM.

What an Engineer Looks Like

Women from across the country have sent in photos of themselves in the field to help show women what is possible as an engineer.

View the gallery on Flickr