Yvonne Clark and Carol Lawson StoryCorps Interview, Clip 1, 2007

Yvonne Young Clark tells her daughter, Carol Yvonne Lawson, about the difficulties she had in finding her first engineering job because of her gender. Clark is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Tennessee State University, a Society of Women Engineers Distinguished Engineering Educator Award recipient, and a SWE Fellow.

This recording is Clip 1 of 4. Click on the "Clark / Lawson Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2007 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded October 26, 2007 at the Society of Women Engineers WE07 National Conference in Nashville, TN as part of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net), a nationwide initiative of Sound Portraits Productions to record and collect oral history interviews. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.