The WES Prize

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 (STEM), and is awarded at the Young Woman Engineer Awards in London organised by the IET.

Congratulations to Helen Cavill who won the 2015 Young Woman Engineer Award.  Read more about her here

The shortlisted candidates were:

  • Ashleigh Sumner: an Engineering Apprentice at Siemens currently working in the research and development department.
  • Orla Murphy: an Audio EQ Engineer at Jaguar Land Rover - she produces exciting sound systems and features in Jaguar Land Rover vehicles.
  • Emma Goulding: a Technical Apprentice (Controls) at Siemens, specialising in the Power Generation Services sector.
  • Rossella Nicolin: a Principal Structural Engineer at AECOM, working on large sports venues and stadium projects worldwide.

The 2014 winner is Lucy Ackland, Project Manager- Additive Manufacturing, Renishaw PLC. Congratulations Lucy.

Lucy with a Rolls Royce Engine

See the press report here.
Lucy is a Project Manager in the Additive Manufacturing Products Division of Renishaw plc, currently working on the next generation of metal 3D printing machines.

Read more about Lucy here.

Watch a video of the 2014 finalists

Find out about more previous WES Prize Winners here


YWE Award