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1 million women in STEM campaign

Published: 29/05/2020

For the first time there are over one million women working in core STEM roles across the UK. The WISE Campaign (Women in Science and Engineering) is celebrating this milestone by encouraging women in STEM to add their faces and stories to the #1ofTheMillion campaign. On Wednesday 10 June WISE will launch a campaign, using these stories, to inspire more women to join the industry. …

Lottie embarks on her fifth #WESLottieTour

Lottie embarks on her fifth #WESLottieTour

Published: 11/05/2020

For the fifth year running, members and supporters of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) will be posting photos of Lottie Dolls at work during Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (November 2020) to show the huge range of careers available in engineering. …

More young people would consider a career in engineering

More young people would consider a career in engineering

Published: 30/01/2020

The proportion of 16-19 year olds who would consider a career in engineering has increased significantly since 2016 …

Closing the engineering gender pay gap

Closing the engineering gender pay gap

Published: 30/01/2020

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) has commissioned research to better understand the gender pay gap specific to engineering roles in the UK. …

Registrants recognised in New Year’s Honours List 2020

Registrants recognised in New Year’s Honours List 2020

Published: 13/01/2020

The Chair, trustees and staff of the Engineering Council would like to congratulate registrants on their recognition in the 2020 New Year's Honours List. …

Mandy Lester of Atkins wins WES’ Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Mandy Lester of Atkins wins WES’ Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Published: 30/10/2019

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate Mandy Lester MPhys CEng MIChemE on winning the Karen Burt Memorial Award. The annual award from the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) recognises a woman who has recently achieved the status of Chartered Engineer (CEng) and demonstrates both excellence and potential in engineering, applied science and IT. …

Registrants recognised in WES Top 50 Women in Engineering 2019

Registrants recognised in WES Top 50 Women in Engineering 2019

Published: 24/06/2019

15 professionally registered engineers and technicians have been included in this year’s Women’s Engineering Society (WES) UK Top 50 Women in Engineering (WE50) …

Women in engineering - INWED 2019

Women in engineering - INWED 2019

Published: 21/06/2019

We have spoken to some talented and inspiring women registrants about their careers, achievements and how they discovered engineering. …

Nominate a female Chartered Engineer - Karen Burt Award

Nominate a female Chartered Engineer - Karen Burt Award

Published: 22/03/2019

£1,000 will be awarded to the winner of the Karen Burt Memorial Award …

Engineering and science professional bodies benchmark performance on D&I

Engineering and science professional bodies benchmark performance on D&I

Published: 15/02/2018

Engineering and science professional bodies benchmark performance on D&I …

Engineering and science professional bodies benchmark performance on diversity and inclusion for the first time

Engineering and science professional bodies benchmark performance on diversity and inclusion for the first time

Published: 07/02/2018

Professional bodies benchmark performance on diversity and inclusion …