Women in Engineering (WiE)

The Women in Engineering (WiE) program is a comprehensive, multi-faceted program that assists the College of Engineering with the recruitment, retention, motivation and graduation of all women engineering students.


The Women in Engineering (WiE) Program at The Ohio State University was established in 1979 in order to increase the participation of women within the engineering profession. The WiE program fosters a supportive learning environment and culture within the College of Engineering and beyond.  In partnership with corporations, faculty, students and alumni, educational and community organizations; WiE’s mission is to work as a change agent to increase the number of women pursuing engineering degrees and entering the workforce as engineering professionals.  The WiE network includes innovative and exciting programming to introduce girls to engineering opportunities and to support women in reaching their full potential.

The Women in Engineering Program builds tomorrow's future through:

Academic Excellence

The WIE program at The Ohio State University was established in 1979 to increase the participation of women within the engineering profession. The program concentrates on recruiting, retaining and advising women, as well as establishing close relationships with industry. The Women in Engineering Program offers many special services designed for both prospective and enrolled women engineering students such as the signature program The Women in Engineering Learning Community WiE LC for 1st and 2nd year students. 

Community Partnerships

Working with industry and community partners to develop our domestic engineering talent via WiE Mentoring events, and the Annual WiE Student Recognition Banquet. 


Creating targeted programs that engage middle school and high school female students, educators, alumni and the community.

Learn more about Ohio State's Women in Engineering Program.

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