In 1942, Mary G. Ross, changed the course of history by becoming the first female engineer at Lockheed Martin – paving the way for the next generation of female engineers. At the time, working as an engineer within the aerospace industry was a near-impossible achievement for women. Yet through determination, tenacity and undeniable talent Ross quickly made her indelible mark, making especial contributions to the P-38 Lightning.
Now, over 75 years later, thousands of women at Lockheed Martin continue her legacy as engineers, scientist and mathematicians.
STRATFORD, Conn., March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, surprised students today at Central High School in Bridgeport with a top-secret STEM mission, to create a prototype aircraft out of clay that could serve in a humanitarian aid mission.
Lockheed Martin engineers, who are also Central High alum, were on hand to help students complete the challenge. Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz also attended the event.
Changes to Physical and Health Hazard Classifications
Tier II reports detail materials stored on-site over a certain quantity threshold that a city, state, and/or federal agency has set. These reports typically include facility contact information, chemical name, storage information, and the hazards associated with each chemical.
Reports are due by March 1. Don’t wait until the last week of February to start, read Antea Group’s tips and get a jump-start on your Tier II report!
Fascinated by how things work, NC A&T State University student is becoming an engineer
As a young child, Jonathan Reddix loved riding the merry-go-round at the zoo.
While other riders waved to their parents and posed for pictures, he’d stare at the overhead gears and pulleys, trying to figure out what made the merry-go-round spin.
He said his mother and grandmother laugh about those rides, and his early fascination with how things work. His family’s also proud that his studies resulted in top grades, scholarships and a strong interest in engineering.
Lockheed Martin is committed to engineering solutions that enable safe, resilient, modern societies for generations to come.
Watch how the company is putting commitment into practice in this short video featuring Lockheed Martin Senior Vice President Leo Mackay, head of the corporation’s award-winning sustainability, ethics and enterprise risk-mitigation programs, and Vice Present Frank Armijo, head of the corporation’s commercial and military energy business.
Only 13 percent of engineers and 26 percent of computer scientists in the workforce are women, and over 32 percent of women switch out of STEM degree programs in college, according to research by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
SWE aims to improve these statistics, inspire current and future STEM professionals, and empower women engineers worldwide with its annual awards. At this year’s WE18 Conference October 18-20 in Minneapolis, SWE named Booz Allen Senior Lead Technologist Theresa Wesley among its 2018 Emerging Leaders.
Supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development Kajaki Dam Hydropower Plant expansion project in Afghanistan
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) honored Tetra Tech with a 2018 Engineering Excellence Bronze Award for its work on the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Kajaki Dam Hydropower Capacity Expansion project in Afghanistan. These annual awards recognize astounding engineering accomplishments from engineering firms in Massachusetts.
In April 2017, Patricia Goforth became the first female leader of Booz Allen Hamilton’s engineering and science business, tasked with charting the course for the firm’s 3,400 engineers and applied scientists who build transformational solutions for clients.