Want to know more about what it is like to be an engineer?  Look at our 'She's an engineer' feature, where real female engineers talk about why they decided to be an engineer and what it is really like.  Look at our 'Engineering a Better World' poster and accompanying booklet produced by the WES Young Members' Board.

What to know general statistics about women in engineering and STEM?  WES has compiled useful statistics document

Looking for an engineer to speak at your school, club or FE college?  WES holds a database of female engineers willing to speak to children about being an engineer. Find out more here


5th October 2017

WES Annual Awards and Caroline Haslett Lecture

You are invited to join WES in celebrating the achievements of our award winners at the Caroline Haslett Lecture in London on Thursday 5th October 2017 from 2-5pm. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Isobel Pollock-Hulf. Isobel has been a chartered engineer for over 35 years, and has been an enthusiastic supporter of women in engineering, and the importance of engineering in general.  Isobel's talk, 'Measuring Success' will explore the importance of measurement, something we do everyday, but rarely think about.

The following awards will be presented:

14th October 2017


This year the WES AGM will be taking place on Saturday 14th October in Birmingham at 2pm.  

We are delighted to announce that Leena Gade will be our speaker at the AGM, providing her insights and stories from her experiences in F1. More about Leena

Malmaison, Birmingham, The Mailbox, 1 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 2JR
Car parking is available at the adjacent Mailbox shopping centre.  The hotel is a 5 minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station


Amy Johnson, Tracey Curtis Taylor and Jane Priston

Terrific Scientists

BBC Learning is launching a bold, ambitious science campaign aimed at inspiring primary-age teachers and their pupils through exciting, innovative and accessible mass-participation investigations that every school can take part in.