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- tuition fee reduction
For more than seven decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Their organization is centered around a passion for our members’ success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today’s exciting engineering and technology specialties.
Dorothy spent a lot of her life in Michigan, Iowa, India and Florida. She received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics (minor in Electrical Engineering) in 1976
Dorothy was Tool Designer for Beaver Tool and Engineering Co in Royal Oak, Michigan. She spent a number of years in India when her husband who worked for Massey was transferred. When they came back to Des Moines, IA and then retired to Florida. Both Dorothy and her husband were avid pilots. She commented that in the early years she often went by “DLH” so gender was not an issue. She liked to quote her Dad “Education is one thing you give to the next generation….what they do with it…you have nothing to say!”
Dorothy was a Charter Member of the Detroit Section of SWE. She remained a strong support and active participant in SWE the rest of her life.
The scholarship is worth $5,000.