This week’s episode of STEM Southwest finds Bob and Shelly in deep conversation with two young engineers from the University of New Mexico. Emily and Delaney, who have been active leaders of the UNM chapter of the Society of Women in Engineering and just returned from the national conference. Conversation covers everything from women in STEM to the power of parents and the future of engineering. Join us as we explore what Delaney has coined, less pink and more think!
Emily Ganley is a Junior studying Chemical Engineering at the University of New Mexico. She is the current President of the UNM Society of Women Engineers, which aims to foster the growth, success, and advancement of women in STEM fields, and to create an inclusive environment for all UNM engineering students. In her free time, she loves to read, hike, and tie-dye!
Delaney Heileman is a 4th year computer engineering major at the University of New Mexico. She previously served as the President of the UNM Society of Women Engineers and is a strong advocate for diversifying STEM. Post-graduation, she wants to pursue a career in the renewable energy sector.
The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys’ Club, by Eileen Pollack