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Famous Female Civil Engineers

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List of famous female civil engineers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female civil engineers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being civil engineers. There are thousand of females working as civil engineers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic civil engineers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a civil engineer then the people below should give you inspiration.

Elsie Eaves and Claire Barratt are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

While this isn't a list of all female civil engineers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female civil engineers?" and "Who are the best female civil engineers?"
  • Anna Diamantopoulou (Greek: Άννα Διαμαντοπούλου; born 26 February 1959 in Kozani, Greece) is a Greek politician, currently President of the Athens-based think tank "DIKTIO" Network for Reform in Greece and Europe. She served as Minister of Education as well as Minister for Development, Competitiveness and Shipping. She also served as European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities in the Prodi Commission, a post she held between 1999–2004. She regularly attends international policy fora, including the Bilderberg Group.  ...more
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Kozani, Greece
  • Claire Barratt (born 1974) is an English industrial archaeologist, steam engineer and television presenter.  ...more
    • Age: 47
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    Nora Stanton Blatch Barney was a civil engineer, architect, and suffragist.  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 87 (1883-1971)
    • Birthplace: Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • Magdalena Matte Lecaros (born August 13, 1950) is a Chilean businesswoman and politician. She is member of the Independent Democratic Union (UDI) and was part of Chile's Ministry of Housing and Urban Development under Chile's current President Sebastián Piñera for the term of 2010-2014. She is a member of the Matte family.   ...more
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile