Two women engineering students, Bettina Dorow (left) and Verena Lake (right)

Women in engineering

Although engineering holds plenty of opportunities, only 14 percent of engineers are women and just 22 percent of bachelor’s degrees in engineering were earned by women in 2018. Though their paths and chosen engineering disciplines are different, Penn State Wilkes-Barre students Bettina Dorow (left) and Verena Lake encourage other women interested in engineering to follow their hearts and study what they love.
By: Goldie Van Horn