3% Athena Awards, 2017 — Gold
The Drum — 2017 Favorite Work
100 years ago, a few industrious women wrote letters to the deans of the biggest engineering schools across the country. Those deans promptly wrote back to explain why women cannot be engineers.
Today, this grotesque underrepresentation lives on. Only 13% of engineers are women. We set out to change that.
We gathered many of the most successful and high-profile female engineers at Boeing and had them read those rejection letters. Though the words were 100 years old, the emotions and stories they brought up in these amazing women were fresh. We asked anyone who was moved by the video to share it across social with #WomenMakeUsBetter