Why does POWE Matter?

Organizations like Promoting Opportunities for Women in Engineering (POWE) have existed for a while now. McWiCs, MWNG, MWiL, and others also come to mind when one thinks about female groups on campus. While these organisations have different mandates and cater to varying populations of students, they share the strive for female empowerment.

Let’s take a closer look at POWE today and understand why it’s such an important organization for all genders.¬†POWE is a “philanthropic group at McGill University under Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS) that helps,¬†discovers, moulds, supports and promotes every girl who nestled the ambition to adorn an iron ring”. POWE focuses on both female engineering students at McGill and future female engineers as young as primary school girls.

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