The Little Girl Who Could Do Anything

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Nancy DeLoye Fitzroy: a timeline of achievements
1945 - Graduates from Pittsfield High School - Member of Drum Majorettes
1949 - First woman to graduate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Chemical Engineering
1952 - Hired by GE Research Laboratory First person hired without a PhD
1963 - Leader of Hudson-Mohawk Section of Mechanical Engineers
1964 - Earns her helicopter pilot license and becomes a member of The Whirly Girls
1981 - First woman to be elected to Vice President of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
1985 - First woman to be elected President of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Accepted a nomination to be an honorary fellow at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers in London, England
1996 - Named to the National Academy of Engineers

Learn more about this remarkable woman in her own words; illustrated by news clippings, awards, and resumé details of her illustrious career.

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