The 2012 WES Student conference will take place on the 16th and 17th November 2012 and will be hosted by Aston University, Birmingham.
Aston University Conference Centre
Do you have a STEM women student’s network?
Do you want one?
Join WES and the WiSET Group from Sheffield Hallam at this free workshop to find out about successful women’s student groups, share what you do and shape a student group network. Contributions to lunch of £5 will be welcome.
What will you gain?
Loughborough University, 7 November 2012 at 18:30
Sheffield University, 8 November 2012 at 18:00
Warwick University, 12 November 2012 at 18:30
Glasgow University, 15 November 2012 at 17:30
Imperial University, 20 November 2012 at 19:00
Dublin, Engineers Ireland 22 November 2012 at 18.00
Manchester University, 28 November at 18.00
In the year that RAeS has its first female President Elect, Jenny Body, it is fitting that the theme for the conference is ‘Inspiring Excellence’. The programme of inspirational speakers includes one of the highest-ranking women in aviation, Julie Southern, Chief Commercial Officer at Virgin Atlantic as our Keynote Speaker. Further details here.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Essex branch is hosting an evening lecture entitled “Ingenious Women” by the author Deborah Jaffé (her book has the same title) on Wednesday October 24th 2012 at 6.30 pm (refreshments from 6 pm).
Attendance and refreshments are free, and there is no need to register – just turn up.
Our events are open to IET members and non-members alike.
The Women's Engineering Society and AIRBUS Women's network invite you to a networking event.
We will bring together women and men seeking to support women in what have traditionally been seen as men’s roles, for example in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
The event takes place in Bristol and has two parts, an afternoon session and an evening session. You are invited to attend either or both.
Click here for further details.
Ada Lovelace Day Live! featuring the WES Karen Burt Award – 16th October 2012. Cost: £10; Students £5. Doors open 6.30pm, show starts at 7pm.
Two worlds that have been traditionally seen to be dominated by men are getting a much-deserved female boost.
Motorsport, and Engineering
Teams of school girls and students from all over the UK will be among 100 teams racing their cars round Goodwood Motor Circuit in the Greenpower National Finals on Sunday 14 October.
The girls and young women have designed, built, and raced single-seater electric race cars as part of a nationwide initiative to get more young people into engineering careers.