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The WES Prize

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 YWE Awards in London organised by the IET.

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

Meet Lucy here.

The 2014 YWE Awards were presentated at an award ceremony on 10 December in London.

In 2013 the award was won by Yasmin Ali, an operations engineer from E.ON. Read more about Yasmin here.

This award is given to an engineer who wants to attract young people into engineering and may already have some experience of doing this. You should be interested in the challenges women face in maintaining their career in engineering, and willing to work towards achieving increased gender diversity in the engineering profession. If this is you, or someone you know, then why not apply now.

The winner of this award receives a cheque for £750, a certificate, and the chance to represent the Women's Engineering Society for a year. The winner will be invited to participate in Women’s Engineering Society activities and will also represent WES and the IET at school events and women’s engineering network events throughout the year.  These opportunities will offer excellent networking opportunities with influential people and raise your profile within the engineering industry.

The 2012 WES Prize Winner was Charlotte Tingley.

Watch a video of the 2013 winners.

YWE Award

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