All events

23rd June 2018

International Women in Engineering Day 2018

International Women in Engineering Day takes place every year on 23 June. We encourage everyone to join in to help celebrate women in engineering and encourage more girls and young women to consider engineering as a career. To find out more, visit
28th June 2018

The Royal Aeronautical Society Amy Johnson Named Lecture, London

This year's Amy Johnson Named Lecture speaker will be AVM Sue Gray from The Royal Air Force.  Air Vice-Marshal Sue Gray, CB, OBE is a British engineer and senior Royal Air Force officer. She has been Air Officer Commanding No. 38 Group since June 2016, having previously served as Director of Combat Air at Defence Equipment and Support in the Ministry of Defence (2014-16). 

In the 2005 New Year Honours, Gray was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). In the 2017 New Year Honours, she was appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB).

9th July 2018 - 10th July 2018

Inclusive Engineering Symposium; 9/10 July 2018 - New Speakers Announced

The UCL Centre for Engineering Education, Katalytik and the Royal Academy of Engineering are pleased to announce more speakers for their FREE Inclusive Engineering Education symposium in London on the 9th and 10th July 2018, including Chi Onwurah, MP and Prof. Elena Rodriguez-Falcon from NMITE.

The Symposium will provide a rich discussion with peers and experts on leadership, course and assessment design, team working and professional skills.

23rd November 2018 - 24th November 2018

WES Student Conference 2018

The WES Student Conference supports young women to progress in engineering and allied sectors buy providing access to employer perspectives, development opportunities and networking. It is an annual two-day event bringing together students, academics and early-mid career engineers and colleagues from supporting industry to explore pathways to technical leadership. Book your place today!
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. If you would like to be involved in celebrating 100 years of the Women's Engineering Society please contact

A leaflet and a presentation (see below) outlines some of our plans for 2019. More information will follow in due course.