Past events

23rd July 2019

Siemens and WES joint celebratory event

2019 is a key milestone year for both Siemens and WES. Join us as we hold a joint celebratory event to mark the WES centenary year and 130 years since the Siemens C.A Parsons factory was established.  Our guest speaker will be Meshi Taka, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion champion for the north east branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers.  You will also hear from speakers charting the history of WES and Siemens and looking forward to the future of engineering. There will be ample opportunity for networking.

4th July 2019

MSP International Women in Engineering Day Event

  • 04 July 2019
  • 17:30 - 20:00
  • Tech Incubator

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) are inviting you to join them at the Tech Incubator on July 4th to hear from inspirational women working in tech and @hadleybeeman who will be leading the panel. Great networking opportunity with refreshments too!

27th June 2019

STEM the Gap

The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry

Changing the Perception of Engineering

The STEM the Gap Conference will be hosted at the MTC, in celebration of the centenary of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) and WES CEO, Elizabeth Donnelly, will be one of the speakers.

27th June 2019

Celebration of Women in Engineering: 100 Years of WES

6.30-9pm, Cutlers' Hall, Sheffield

Coinciding with the celebration of 100 years of the Women’s Engineering Society this event presents a showcase of speeches by female engineers reflecting their experiences and career paths.

Guest speakers include*: Dr Kirsty Clode, Chair of WiME

Dr Carolyn Griffiths CEng FIMechE FREng

Pam Liversidge OBE DL FREng

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. Bookings are now closed.

 

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!