In celebration of 125 years of the American Society of Engineering Education, past Chairs of the Women in Engineering Division (WIED), Beth Holloway, Donna Llewellyn, Sarah Rajala, and Noel Schulz convened in a focused panel that looked back through the division’s history. To help archive the historical perspective of these leaders, this paper was developed to help the former Chairs focus their perspectives with guiding questions. One additional chair, who could not attend the conference, Donna Reese participated in this paper. The guiding questions for chairs concerned: the influence of their leadership of the WIED on their career, their perspective on the climate for women, the main issues the division faced when they were chair, and what research questions people should be asking now.
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Sukumaran, Beena; Callahan, Janet; Llewellyn, Donna C.; Holloway, Beth M.; Schulz, Noel N.; Rajala, Sarah A.; and Reese, Donna. (2018). "Panel Discussion on the History of the Women in Engineering Division: Reflections From Past Chairs of the Division". 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, 21397-1 - 21397-13.