Women in engineering and science: making their mark in medical history


While women are still underrepresented in STEM fields, including the medical device industry, those who have chosen science and engineering as a profession are making a huge impact. The women in this industry are passionate about bringing solutions to the market that improve patient outcomes and transform patient’s lives. They have broken through barriers to go on to develop transformational devices, fight diseases, and create revolutionary materials. This feature presents insights from a handful of these women, including industry leaders, inventors, entrepreneurs, and those inspiring other women through education.


  • Mahsa Nakhjiri Senior Director of Technical Product Management, Flex – page 19
  • Winnie Yu, PhD Senior Director of Medical Innovation, Flex - Health Solutions – page 20
  • Yolita Wildman Nugent Director, Advanced Soft Systems Integration, Flex – page 21


Medical Design Briefs features women in science and engineering.

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