Her Daughter the Engineer

Her Daughter the Engineer

The Life of Elsie Gregory MacGill

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A former broadcaster and journalist, Bourgeois-Doyle (corporate governance, National Research Council of Canada) has contributed to numerous books, articles, TV features, and radio programs on science history. Here he offers general readers a biography of Elsie MacGill (1905-1980), the world's first female aeronautical engineer and professional aircraft designer. The daughter of suffragist judge Helen MacGill (1864-1947), she also served on Canada's Royal Commission on the Status of Women from its founding in 1967, to the issuance of its report in 1970, calling for a complete rethinking of attitudes and policies towards women in Canada, and subsequently traveled the country lobbying for implementation of the recommended changes. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Ottawa : NRC Research Press, c2008
ISBN: 9780660198132
0660198134
Branch Call Number: 629.13 BOU
Characteristics: ix, 319 p. :,ill., map, ports. ;,23 cm.
Alternative Title: Life of Elsie Gregory MacGill

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