Daphne Jackson (1936-91)

In my (very slow) work indexing the names of all the women mentioned in the Women’s Engineering Society’s journal,¬† The Woman Engineer since 1919, I have just found the first mention of Daphne¬† Jackson, in Volume 10, issue 2 of 1966. She is listed as just having joined the society in the Member grade: “Miss…

Caroline Haslett, DBE, on Equality

“Assume equality. Don’t be apologetic. Men are quick to sense it and to take advantage. Don’t try to be both a business-woman and a housewife. Hire somebody to mend your stockings. Men in executive positions have learned to travel comfortably. Learn to do the same. Don’t waste your energy on small things.” [from a biography…