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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. …

WE50 Awards in 2020 focus on ‘Sustainability’

WE50 Awards in 2020 focus on ‘Sustainability’

Published: 16/03/2020

The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) has launched the Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards (WE50) for 2020 with the theme of ‘Sustainability’. …

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. …