Prinda Wanakule SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 1, 2012

Prinda Wanakule discusses her experience as a woman engineering student at the University of Florida in Gainesville, including a male student who insisted in 2004 that women could not perform A-level work in engineering or math courses. Wanakule joined the Society of Women Engineers in 2004, and has held numerous leadership and committee positions at the local, regional, and national level. She received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering in 2012 from the University of Texas at Austin.

This oral history interview was recorded November 7, 2012 at the Society of Women Engineers WE12 Annual Conference in Houston, Texas, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.