a collaborative effort of more than 20+ leading organizations

Our Vision

An inclusive workplace where
Women of Color thrive.

The vision of the Women of Color in Engineering Collaborative is for women of color to feel a sense of belonging and to be fully included in engineering; for them to thrive and be valued as their authentic selves, empowering them to fully use their strengths to lead in positions of influence, innovate in their field, mentor and champion others.
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Our Mission

Help create inclusive environments for Women of Color in engineering.

Our mission is to work cooperatively to provide the resources that organizations need to create a supportive, encouraging, and inclusive environment for WOC in engineering.

Improve Pathways to Internships, Scholarships, and Jobs in Engineering

Reduce Microaggressions and Sexism in the Workplace

Retention of Women of Color in the Workplace

Increase Network Inclusivity and Sponsorships for Women of Color

Reduce Backlash to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Efforts

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Inspiring Leaders

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“My story is a culmination of epic fumbles, brilliant coincidences, extraordinary twists of fate, and divine intervention. It is the story of an immigrant, an engineer, a wife, and a mother. But more importantly, it is the story of a cancer survivor.”

Niyati Tamaskar

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“Don't put limits on what you think you can achieve and in fact, don't be afraid to think that you CAN achieve that very thing and go even further.”

Aisha Bowe

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"I chose to be a Civil Engineer because I want to change the world! I studied engineering at UCLA. With this degree, I knew I could go anywhere in the world and be able to contribute to the safe delivery of clean water to people and to protect our environment."

Evelyn Cortez-Davis, P.E.

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