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Inspirational Women Engineers

Engineering is a hugely diverse discipline which can lead to a fantastic range of careers addressing the world's greatest challenges such as managing pressures on energy, transport and urban infrastructure or making vital breakthroughs in biology and healthcare via bioengineering.

There is a great shortage of graduate engineers in the UK and women are currently particularly underrepresented. We are very keen to help address this inbalance and to provide a supportive and inspirational environment for women students and staff.

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The Telegraph Top 50 Women in Engineering campaign

Feb 28, 2017

The WE50 campaign aims to raise awareness of the skills shortage facing the industry and the huge discrepancy between the number of men vs women currently in Engineering professions, to change perceptions and encourage young women to consider Engineering as a viable and rewarding career.

Careers in Engineering Campaign

Dec 22, 2016

WES recently partnered with Mediaplanet UK on the 2016 Careers in Engineering Campaign in The Week and online.

IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Dr Jenni Sidey

Dec 19, 2016

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced that Dr Jenni Sidey, University Lecturer in Internal Combustion Engines, has received the 2016 Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award.

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WES Annual Conference 2017

May 12, 2017

University College London

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