Past events

27th April 2021

In It Together - Personal Branding

This is one of the In It Together series of talks to motivate and inspire everyone to shine despite our New Normal. We know 2020 was rubbish for many and 2021 hasn’t started much better. Come along and hear from our speakers who have not only survived but thrived to motivate you into a more positive frame of mind. 

The impression you give the outside world matters. In this session you will learn how to make the right impression.

20th April 2021 - 21st April 2021

WES Virtual Annual Conference 2021: 'Serving Society'

The WES Virtual Annual Conference in 2021 took place on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 April.

This was a 2-day online event hosted on Microsoft Teams.

Programme and theme:

#servingsociety

Download the archived Conference Programme and Speaker Profiles from the links below. Our keynote speakers were:

13th April 2021

In It Together - Confident Communication

This is one of the In It Together series of talks to motivate and inspire everyone to shine despite our New Normal. We all lack confidence sometime, come along to learn some skills which will help you gain the confidence to be your best. We shall get hints from those who have become more confident in interviews, public speaking and other forms of communication.

TUESDAY12-1PM. To book a free place click here.

8th April 2021

Chartership: Why, How and Where? Featuring Alan Harding (INCOSE), Elizabeth Harrison (RINA), David Gillespie (IET), Katy Toms (ICE) and Narmeen Rehman (IMech)

Chartership: Why, How and Where? Featuring Alan Harding (INCOSE), Elizabeth Harrison (RINA), David Gillespie (IET), Katy Toms (ICE) and Narmeen Rehman (IMech) on the 08/04/2021 via MS Teams at 7pm- 8:30pm. These amazing engineers will share their chartership journey, process, how to choose the right institution and much more.

DATE & TIME

Thursday 8 April 2021 7:00pm GMT

END DATE & TIME

Thursday 8 April 2021 8:30pm GMT

VENUE

Online webinar

PRICE

Free

30th March 2021

In It Together - The power of failure

This is one of the In It Together series of talks to motivate and inspire everyone to shine despite our New Normal. We know 2020 was rubbish for many and 2021 hasn’t started much better. Come along and hear from our speakers who have not only survived but thrived to motivate you into a more positive frame of mind. We have all seen and felt the effect of change, learn from those who have found resilience and adapted to turn failure into success.

25th March 2021

The Perception of Time by Dr Shalaka Kurup

The Perception of Time by Dr Shalaka Kurup on the 25/03/2021 via MS Teams at 7pm-8:30pm

Dr Kurup is an Engineer, UX designer, Human Factors Researcher at Thales and a Comedian. In a fun presentation,  she will talk about her career and how she navigates between both worlds. Believe me you don’t want to miss Shalaka’s talk 😊

DATE & TIME

Thursday 25 March 2021 7:00pm GMT

END DATE & TIME

25th March 2021

Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines: a new look at the history of women in engineering

In this IET webinar, author Henrietta Heald talks about her fascinating book, Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines, which looks at the pioneering women who guided and influenced the Women's Engineering Society from its foundation in 1919. In a wide ranging interview with the IET Library and Archives Manager, Anne Locker, Henrietta discusses the inspiring lives and friendships of women engineers in the early part of the twentieth century and their creation of the world’s first professional organisation dedicated to the campaign for women’s rights.

16th March 2021

In It Together - Lockdown heroes with Side Hustles

This is one of the In It Together series of talks to motivate and inspire everyone to shine despite our New Normal. We know 2020 was rubbish for many and 2021 hasn’t started much better. Come along and hear from our speakers who have not only survived but thrived to motivate you into a more positive frame of mind.

10th March 2021

Online Wikithon: Women in STEM

Join us to add to the world's knowledge of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.

March 10th 2021, 2-4pm UK time.

Led by the Science Museum’s Wikimedian-in-Residence: Hope Miyoba.