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Registrants recognised among Top 50 Women in Engineering

Published: 13/07/2023

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the registrants among the winners of the The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) annual Top 50 Women in Engineering awards (WE50) announced on International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). …

The Karen Burt Memorial Award for the best newly Chartered woman engineer is open for nominations

The Karen Burt Memorial Award for the best newly Chartered woman engineer is open for nominations

Published: 13/04/2023

The Karen Burt Memorial Award is now open for nominations. The award is made annually by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to the best recently registered female Chartered Engineer in the disciplines of engineering, applied science and IT. …

Judging to begin for WE50 2023 Awards that celebrate women working in safety and security

Judging to begin for WE50 2023 Awards that celebrate women working in safety and security

Published: 29/03/2023

Judging will shortly begin for the 2023 Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards, as nominations close on 31 March 2023 at 12 noon. This year, the awards celebrate the women engineers who are engaged in safety and security, who work to keep us safe, wherever we are, whether at work or leisure, at home or online, and are supporting other women in engineering to do the same. …

Lottie doll tour 2022 aims to capture interest of future engineers

Lottie doll tour 2022 aims to capture interest of future engineers

Published: 02/08/2022

2022 will be the seventh Women's Engineering Society (WES) Lottie Tour, which will once again show how varied and exciting it is to work in engineering. …

Women in engineering – INWED 2022

Women in engineering – INWED 2022

Published: 23/06/2022

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) takes place on 23 June 2022. This annual awareness day exists to raise the profile of female engineers and technicians, spotlighting their achievements in engineering. To celebrate #INWED22, we have spoken to some of our talented and inspiring women registrants about their motivations, their careers, and how their work is shaping the world. …

Winners of Top 50 Women in Engineering revealed

Winners of Top 50 Women in Engineering revealed

Published: 23/06/2022

As part of International Women in Engineering Day 2022, The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) has announced the winners of the Top 50 Women in Engineering awards. Now in its seventh year, the 2022 WE50 winners celebrate women who have created or improved a product or process that makes a difference. The number and standard of nominations were high, emphasising the exceptional achievements made by women in this field. The WE50 awards were judged by a panel of industry experts. …

New analysis shows increase of women working in engineering

New analysis shows increase of women working in engineering

Published: 07/03/2022

New research from EngineeringUK has shown that 16.5% of those working in engineering are female, compared to 10.5% as reported in 2010. Analysis of trends in women in the engineering workforce between 2010 and 2021 shows this six percentage point increase in the proportion of women in the engineering workforce. The actual number of women working in engineering roles also increased from 562,000 in 2010 to 936,000 in 2021. …

Top 50 women in engineering - nominate an inventor or innovator

Top 50 women in engineering - nominate an inventor or innovator

Published: 14/02/2022

On the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) has opened nominations for this year’s Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards (WES50). …

Eleanor Earl wins WES 2021 Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Eleanor Earl wins WES 2021 Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Published: 10/01/2022

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the 2021 winner of the prestigious Karen Burt Memorial Award for the best new female Chartered Engineer (CEng), Eleanor Earl CEng MICE, Civil Engineer at Arup. …

Lottie dolls learning with Women’s Engineering Society volunteers

Lottie dolls learning with Women’s Engineering Society volunteers

Published: 11/11/2021

This week a team of toy dolls are trying their hands at engineering jobs around the UK and beyond. Volunteer engineers and technicians from Women’s Engineering Society (WES) are sharing what their jobs look like (with help from their very special guests) on social media using the hashtag #WESLottieTour. The Lottie dolls are on tour around different jobs and organisations, showcasing the variety and breadth of engineering careers. …

Registrants recognised among ​2021 Top 50 Women in Engineering: Engineering Heroes (WE50)

Registrants recognised among ​2021 Top 50 Women in Engineering: Engineering Heroes (WE50)

Published: 24/06/2021

The Women's Engineering Society (WES) has published its list of the Top 50 Women in Engineering 2021, on International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). The Engineering Council is pleased to congratulate the registrants among these "engineering heroes" on their achievement. …