26 of the Most Powerful Female Engineers in 2016

Engineering can be applied to improve things we use every day.  Whether it is by creating a new manufacturing process to reduce lead usage in computer processor production or by spearheading the creation of open-source software that can be used to aid in emergency situations, female engineers have shown how they, too, can contribute greatly to our daily lives in many different ways.  Below is a Business Insider article about this topic.  It’s worth noting too, that regardless of scale – whether as part of a local volunteering initiative to a commercial start-up to a large multinational corporation – female engineers have been able to make a positive difference in the world.