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Magnificent women

Resource sheets about some of our magnificent women engineers which aim to inpire secondary school-aged girls (series compilied by the Women's Engineering Society).

Pioneering women engineers

Profiles of some of the pioneers and early adopters who help shaped our society (list compilied by the Women's Engineering Society). 

SWE pioneers oral history project

Interviews capturing individual experiences within various engineering disciplines across the United States during the last 50-75 years.


Britain's got talented female engineers

Atkins-led survey which asked 300 professional female UK engineers what inspired them to choose a career in engineering and how they feel about their choice.

She's an engineer

Series featuring inspiring women from all branches of engineering (feature compilied by the Women's Engineering Society).

Role models

Details of inspiring women engineers from all career stages (list compilied by the Women's Engineering Society).

Role models

Women in engineering role models (feature compiled by the Women in Science, Technology & Engineering Campaign).


Women and minority ethnic engineers on Twitter break sterotypes about what engineers look like.

Gallery and profiles of young women engineers. interview blog with three influential Scottish women engineers.


Talent 2030 heroes

Competition for secondary education-aged girls.

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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.

The Young Woman Engineer (YWE) of the Year Awards Ceremony

Nov 24, 2016

The Women’s Engineering Society Prize is awarded to a young female engineer who is able to engage and inspire young people’s involvement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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