Diversity in technology and engineering companies has become a sticking point for many critics of these industries, where women are traditionally underrepresented. Aerospace is no exception. Even just a few years ago, only 11.3 percent of aerospace engineers were female. Just last year women accounted for only 19 percent of the new college graduates with engineering degrees.
But with more than 3,500 open jobs in the field of aviation and defense, and nearly a third of those in aerospace engineering, opportunities abound for women in STEM to step in and become the future of aviation.Read More