Rebecca Sparling, SWE Achievement Award Recipient, Part 1, 1957


Award Committee Chairman Josephine Troxell introduces Rebecca Hall Sparling, SWE Achievement Award recipient. Sparling begins her acceptance speech, discussing the help she has received in the pursuit of her career, the difficulty she experienced in finding her first engineering positions, and how she, as a woman engineer, was first perceived in a male-dominated field.

This speech was recorded March 16, 1957 in Houston, TX at the Society of Women Engineers National Convention (Conference). This recording is Part 1 of 2. Click on the "Rebecca Sparling" link above to find all parts of the speech. Click on the "1957 SWE National Convention" link above to find all audio recordings from the convention.