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2024 20 to Watch: Women in HVAC Contest Winners

Engineered Systems is honored to announce the winners of its sixth-annual 20 to Watch: Women in HVAC contest.

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Women are vastly underrepresented in the workforce. According to the National Science Foundation, only 28% of all science and engineering workers are women. In total, women make up 29% of physical scientists, 25% of computer and mathematical scientists, and 13% of all engineers.

In January 2019, Engineered Systems introduced the winners of its inaugural 20 to Watch: Women in HVAC contest. Upon a warm reception, the contest has continued every year since. The class of 2024 will mark the contest's sixth year and 120th honoree.

This year’s winners include women from various levels of the industry — from entry-level novices to engineers in training to those running their own firms and everything in between. After countless hours of deliberation, Engineered Systems' editors chose 20 deserving women to honor.

"The women of this industry deserve a podium to stand on — so, six years ago, we built one for them," said Sarah Harding, publisher, Engineered Systems. "These 20 women are poised to push the boundaries of success beyond conventional norms. Keep an eye on these ladies, as this group is special!"

Without further ado, we present the winners of our 2024 Top 20 to Watch: Women in HVAC contest.

Herb Woerpel
Herb Woerpel is a freelance editor for Engineered Systems. Contact him at woerpelh@bnpmedia.com.

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January 2024