She's an Engineer features the lives and stories of our inspiring women engineers who are Members of WES.
The content is designed to help guide career choices, encourage through a network of role models and educate on engineering as a profession for those just setting out in the world of work or those considering a career or sector change.
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The "She's an Engineer" profiles are a unique benefit and great opportunity for our members to showcase their own engineering experiences, to be highlighted as role models and be active promoters of engineering to women and girls.
Please navigate our role models by sector, you will be surprised how varied and rich your role can be as an engineer.
Safety engineering is a field of engineering that deals with accident prevention, reducing the risks associated with human error, and deriving safety benefits from engineered systems and designs.
The transportation sector provides services to move people or goods, as well as transportation infrastructures. Transport includes air freight and logistics, airlines, marine, road and rail. For instance automotive engineers could be involved in car design, manufacture, maintenance, road design and motorsport.
Software engineers design and develop computer games, business applications, network control systems, and software operating systems. They are experts in the theory of computing software and the limitations of the hardware they design for.
Manufacturing is make something on a large scale using machinery, today this includes automated factories as well as those full of highly skilled engineers. They might be manufacturing super cars, your favourite Christmas chocolates or life saving medicine.
Legal engineering lies at the interface between law and technology. Legal engineers use their legal knowledge and combine that with technological know-how and project management experience to optimise existing products, services and processes but also to create new solutions to specific problems faced by clients, using a combination of technology...
Infrastructure are the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities in this case the engineer work on buildings, roads, power supplies, ect. These buildings, utilities and transport routes are needed for everyday life and keep the world moving.
The healthcare sector provides medical services, manufacture medical equipment or drugs, provide medical insurance, or otherwise facilitate the provision of healthcare to patients.
The defence sector contains any company involved in the design and manufacture of defence equipment and the research and development associated with this. For example Engineering service personnel, Civilians working in the armed forces, Suppliers and consultants to the military.
Education is the process of enabling learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and qualifications. Educational can come in many forms include teaching, training, storytelling, discussion and directed research.
The energy sector involves the production and distribution of energy. Examples include fossil fuel, electrical power, nuclear power, renewable energies and traditional energy industry
Entertainment is any activity that is interesting, fun and or educational. Engineers in this sector work to make sure your free time is spent safely and is there when you want it.
The sectors are a live space and will continue to grow as the profile library grows. If you have an idea for a sector and a description for a generic audience please email
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