If more women make concerted effort to sit at the decision making table, they would be able to negotiate and influence policy and regulations affecting them.
Do I need a mentor? This is the first question you need to ask yourself before you start looking for one. For example, to find a mentor, you have to have certain aspects that you want to achieve whether it is career growth or personal goals. A single, sound piece of advice from a mentor can be the catalyst that changes your frame of reference forever.
Girls are brought up as princesses, so this can make the pursuit of engineering a difficult choice.