Beatrice Alice Hicks (1919–1979), U.S. women Engineers (1951). Originally quoted in a 1952 Mademoiselle article; Hicks had been selected as one of ten outstanding "Young Women of the Year." As quoted in Past and Promise, part 4, by Diane T. Masucci and Maggie Sullivan.
On why so few women became engineers. Hicks actively recruited young women to the study of engineering.