Hi-Line Living: Northern in growing field of women in tech programs
Last updated 3/27/2020 at 9:07am
"Before I came to Northern, the guys I went to school with said I'd never make it, and now here I am in a diesel program and an auto program," Montana State University-Northern diesel technology freshman Mariah Brekke said. "My main reason I wanted to go into the diesel industry was to show the guys and my family that I could do it and so I could fix my truck if something were to happen."
Brekke is one of about 20 women in Northern's Diesel Technology Program out of 180 total, she said.
"I think that being outnumbered makes it more complicated, but the guys here definitely involve you i...