For many of the women listed below, this was not their first engineering degree. A few of them were in pursuit of their Master’s degree.
Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student
Hélène Colgan (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
Nathalie Croteau (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
Barbara Daigneault (born 1967), mechanical engineering student
Anne-Marie Edward (born 1968), chemical engineering student
Maud Haviernick (born 1960), materials engineering student
Maryse Laganière (born 1964), budget clerk in the École Polytechnique’s finance department
Maryse Leclair (born 1966), materials engineering student
Anne-Marie Lemay (born 1967), mechanical engineering student
Sonia Pelletier (born 1961), mechanical engineering student
Michèle Richard (born 1968), materials engineering student
Annie St-Arneault (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
Annie Turcotte (born 1969), materials engineering student
Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz (born 1958), nursing student
The man, Marc Lépine, blamed feminists for ruining his life. In the inside pocket of his jacket, he carried two letters to friends and a suicide note. The suicide letter included the names of nineteen Quebec women whom he considered feminists, including the name of the journalist the letter was first leaked to, Francine Pelletier. The list also included “a union leader, a politician, a TV personality, and six police officers who came to his attention because they were on a volleyball team together. Lepine’s mother wondered if the attack was about her, as she had been a single, working mother with a feminist outlook.