Three engineering institutions, three female presidents

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"I wish it weren't newsworthy," Rosalind Archer says in jest about her March appointment as president of Engineering New Zealand, the 22,000-member behemoth that registers the country's chartered professional engineers and holds them to account. 

One month before Archer, Michelle Grant became the first woman president of the Structural Engineering Society. Last April, Helen Ferner made similar waves at the Society for Earthquake Engineering. It is a first that all three institutions have women presidents at the same time, a historic victory for gender diversity in engineering. 

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