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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. Eleanor was nominated for the 23rd Karen Burt Award by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), in acknowledgement of her achievements. The Award recognises the importance Chartered status has, the winner’s own contributions to excellent practice and highlighting engineering to others. …

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

Women in Engineering (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. …

Women in engineering – INWED 2021

Women in engineering – INWED 2021

Published: 21/06/2021

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) takes place on 23 June 2021. This annual awareness day exists to raise the profile of female engineers and technicians, spotlighting their achievements in engineering. The theme for 2021 is Engineering Heroes. To celebrate #INWED21, we have spoken to some of our talented and inspiring women registrants …

Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award recognises talent

Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award recognises talent

Published: 12/03/2021

Nominations are now open for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer (YWE) awards 2021. These high-profile awards recognise exceptional engineering talent from women working in the UK aged between 18 – 35 years old. Finalists and winners participate in high profile events, increasing their professional networks while showcasing a greater diversity of role models across the breadth of UK engineering. …

Registrant becomes Young Woman Engineer of the Year finalist

Registrant becomes Young Woman Engineer of the Year finalist

Published: 04/03/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate registrant Neera Kukadia CEng MIMechE and the other five finalists on being recognised in the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards. These annual awards recognise the contributions of exceptional female engineers working in the UK. Neera Kukadia CEng MIMechE is a Project Engineer at Transport for London. She works in the Major Projects Directorate, where she is currently managing works on the Ele …

Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards to be announced in June

Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards to be announced in June

Published: 07/02/2021

Nominations have now closed for the Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards (WE50), run by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES). This annual event invited nominations from the general public, before an expert panel selects this year’s top 50. The awards ceremony will take place virtually on International Women in Engineering DAY (INWED), 23 June. …

Lottie Dolls on tour with Women’s Engineering Society volunteers

Lottie Dolls on tour with Women’s Engineering Society volunteers

Published: 03/11/2020

This week volunteers from the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) are posting photos on social media of Lottie dolls at work in a wide range of engineering jobs. The tour forms part of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (2–6 November) and helps demonstrate the breadth of engineering careers. Volunteers are sharing the photos on social media using the hashtag #WESLottieTour. …

Post A-Level Support Hub - Women's Engineering Society

Post A-Level Support Hub - Women's Engineering Society

Published: 14/08/2020

If you've just received your A-Level results, you may find the Post A-Level Support Hub put together by the Women's Engineering Society (WES) helpful.  The Hub includes information about how grades have been worked out, your options now (with contact details for Ofqual and the Exam Results Helpline) and how to appeal.  …

'STEM: The Hidden Workforce' survey published

'STEM: The Hidden Workforce' survey published

Published: 09/07/2020

A new survey by STEM Returners has found that two thirds feel the traditional recruitment process works against them. …

Women in engineering - INWED 2020

Women in engineering - INWED 2020

Published: 22/06/2020

To support International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on 23 June 2020, we have spoken to some talented and inspiring women registrants about their careers, achievements and how they discovered engineering. …