Past events

20th May 2021

Functional Safety in the Automotive Industry by Edith Holland

Edith holds an MEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bristol and a PG Cert in Automotive System Safety Engineering from the University of York. After her degree, she joined Jaguar Land Rover on their graduate scheme and worked in a variety of roles in different departments, all in the area of dependability or safety, supporting projects in Powertrain, Chassis, Electrical and ADAS with safety analysis and validation testing and also setting up the company Functional safety processes.

11th May 2021

In It Together - The next step for career success

Whether the next step is your first or last learn how prospective employers view applicants and how you can make the best of opportunities. Get advice on CVs, application forms, social media, interviews and the like.
 

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

 

6th May 2021

Get Off by Dr Sophia Tetteh

Sophia recently graduated from a PhD at Loughborough University from the Design School and Material Engineering Department. She obtained her BSc and MSc from Drexel University in the USA in Biomedical & Mechanical engineering respectively. Her research interests are in medical devices - implants and prosthetics.

5th May 2021

Spitfire Girl - An online lecture

Weds May 5 at 7pm

SPITFIRE GIRL 

Join the Maidenhead Heritage Centre online lecture

Guest speaker Candida Atkins, daughter of ATA pilot Jackie Moggridge (nee Sorour, born in South Africa), tells the story of her mother’s astonishing career in ATA and in post-war aviation. Jackie joined ATA aged 19, ferried almost 1500 aircraft and later became the first female airline captain in Britain to carry passengers on regular commercial flights.

BOOK HERE

5th May 2021

Using our energy to lead a more balanced career - Pippa Savory

Discussion of different types of energy sources, and how through balancing these we can lead a more aligned career.

This is a joint CIOB, Women's Engineering Society and Women in Sustainable Rail event.

In this insightful hour webinar, guest speaker Pippa Savory, Self Worth Coach will be talking us through our different types of energy sources, and how through balancing these we can lead a more aligned career and life.

After this session, participants will:

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.