Mechanical Engineer, 26 years old, Caucasian, $51,000.
Mechanical Engineer Lyn Longley wasn't too sure
about going to college, but she changed her mind
during her senior year of high school when her car
broke down and she and her stepfather worked on
the transmission together.
Mechanical Engineer & Jeweler/Goldsmith, 39
years old, Caucasian, $30,000/year to start. Mechanical
Engineer Carolyn Trimble Weber, found that her jewelry
business wasn't enough to support her three children
when she divorced her husband; so she went back
to college to get her Mechanical Engineering degree.
Engineering schools are making an attempt to attract
more female students.