Women in the Polytechnic

Of the 4900+ students at Purdue polytechnic, approximately 20 percent are female. That means there are nearly 1000 young women in the Polytechnic who, like you, are interested in innovation and fascinated by how things work.

  Meet Our Students

Hear their advice and learn about their majors.

Get connected
and experience all that Purdue Polytechnic offers!

Student Organizations

WIT
 
Woment in Construction Management
WIT
 
Women in Aviation

Diversity and Cultural Centers

BCC

Everyone is invited! Expand your horizons, learn about traditions and make new friends by visiting a campus cultural center.

 

Club Sports

Club Sports

At Purdue, you don’t need to be a full-time athlete to participate in sports. The Club Sports program offers dozens of sports teams, including co-ed and single-gender, to get your heart beating! Here are just a few:

Sorority and Cooperative Housing

Multicultural and Diversity-Based Sororities

Sorority and Cooperative Housing
 

Historically Black Sororities

National Pan-Hellenic Council

  Meet Our Alumni

Twyla Brown
"Purdue Polytechnic helped me see a wide range of possibilities within my career. They let me explore design, programming, and manufacturing processes to be a well-rounded leader I am today."
Twyla Brown
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Kelly Tucker
"I was able to take classes within my major and outside of my major, making me very well-rounded and prepared in the field of technology. I was constantly challenged, but I learned something new every day."
Kelly Tucker
Web Programming and Design
Karen Waldenmeyer
"My Purdue coursework included projects that spanned multiple weeks with a variety of deliverables, and completing the work successfully required teamwork. This is exactly how the real world works."
Karen Waldenmeyer
Computer Graphics Technology
Tammy Fisher Alumni Profile
"I learned how to learn and keep up with technology changes and how to solve problems based on the fundamentals. I still use these learned skills today as I navigate my professional career."
Tammy Fisher
Computer and Information Technology
Melody Birmingham-Byrd
"The work I've done over my career demonstrates that progress is in the making, and that boundaries can be removed when it comes to what women, African Americans or people who come from non-traditional backgrounds in their industry can do when they have the desire, tenacity, ability and are provided the opportunity."
Melody Birmingham-Byrd
Organizational Leadership
Eryn Sitar
"The Polytechnic provided me with so many opportunities to dive into the real-life applications of the theory we discussed in lectures. These experiences led to internships, and the internships led to job opportunities!"
Eryn Sitar
Mechanical Engineering Technology