WES: Inspiring Women in Engineering

The Women's Engineering Society is a charity and a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development. Working in partnership, we support and inspire women to achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders; we encourage the education of engineering; and we support companies with gender diversity and inclusion.

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What we do


An international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering

Student Conference

Our annual residential conference for students provides both technical and personal/professional development as well as opportunities to meet employers

STEM Returners

Enabling employers to recruit, develop and retain talent, and for highly qualified and experienced candidates to re-start their career or transfer their skills to another sector


A unique cross-sector mentoring scheme for women working in STEM providing independent mentors who understand the challenges faced and who can provide support and advice

Celebrating Women

WES offers awards to celebrate women and men who deserve recognition for their services to engineering and furthering the diversity agenda




  • @WES1919

    RT @TanSui_Ox: Super pleased and proud to have been accepted as a Fellow of the Women's Engineering Society (FWES).

    I look forward to wor…

    12 hours 52 min ago
  • @WES1919

    Join us at @EqualEngineers #Equality in #Engineering Conference as we discuss the steps that will take you through… https://t.co/vjNHYtSwHt

    18 hours 16 min ago

Resources and Publications


WES members and supporters are invited to write articles and blogs.


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The Woman Engineer

Published quarterly, the WES brings you all the news from WES and Women in Engineering

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