Events

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019

WES Centenary

In 2019 WES will be 100 years old: we will be celebrating the present, remembering the past and changing the future. To find out more, go to the WES Centenary page

3rd April 2019

Extraordinary Women in Engineering: a WES Wikithon at UWE Bristol

Come and join the Women’s Engineering Society, Heritage Open Days, and UWE Bristol for our Wikithon at Bristol & Bath Science Park. Develop your digital skills and learn more about editing Wikipedia. Help to celebrate brilliant women engineers by creating and improving their pages on the world's favourite online historical record.
10th April 2019 - 11th April 2019

3rd Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo, Manchester

Women in 4.0 takes centre stage at UK’s largest event for the 4th Industrial Revolution

The 3rd edition of the Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo takes place in Manchester 10-11 April.

11th April 2019

The Untold Stories of Women in Engineering, Edinburgh Science Festival

During World War I over 800,000 women worked in engineering, but were expected to return to domestic duties at the end of the war. Female pioneers campaigned to retain their engineering status and in 1919 set up the Women's Engineering Society. Engineer historian Nina Baker and former WES president Dr Carol Marsh tell the stories of these fascinating women.
18th May 2019

Extraordinary Women in Engineering: a WES Wikithon – LSE London

Join the Women’s Engineering Society, Heritage Open Days, and The Women’s Library at the LSE in London to edit and add information about women in engineering to Wikipedia. Help to celebrate some of the brilliant women engineers who deserve a more prominent place in the world's favourite online historical record.
12th June 2019 - 13th June 2019

International Business Days Le Mans 2019

Explore opportunities in research, innovation and co-design and gain a deeper understanding of the motorsport industry. 

For more details please go here.

21st June 2019

WES Centenary Fundraising Dinner

The WES Centenary Fundraising Dinner will be an evening celebrating 100 years of the Women's Engineering Society and a fundraising event to support mentoring for women engineering apprentices. 

It will be held on the evening of 21 June 2019 at the Waldorf Hilton, London, and we are excited to have a wonderful television personality (as well as being a previous WE50 winner) speaking at the event. 

22nd June 2019 - 23rd June 2019

Women Teaching Women

Perrygrove Railway, Wales

A 'hands on' weekend designed for women of the railways, workshops, road and steam to come along, teach and promote women in what are seen as male dominated industries. 

Activities and demonstrations will include: Railway engine firing and driving; blacksmithing; classic car mechanics; road engine handling; tractor driving and much more! 

23rd June 2019

WES Centenary Members' Lunch, London

Held on the very day that WES was officially created in 1919, this lunch for WES members and their partners to mark WES’ centenary will be held at Ognisko, the Polish Club in Kensington, London.