Past events

16th November 2012

WES Workshop - How to run a successful student group

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?

2nd November 2012

Women in Aviation and Aerospace Conference: Inspiring Excellence

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.

24th October 2012

Ingenious Women

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.

18th October 2012

Networking event with WES and AIRBUS Women's network

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.

14th October 2012

Girls and young women design, build, and race cars in engineering challenge

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.