The Untold Stories of Women in Engineering, Edinburgh Science Festival

11th April 2019

The Untold Stories of Women in Engineering

During World War I over 800,000 women worked in engineering, however the women were expected to return to domestic duties at the end of the war. Female pioneers campaigned to retain their engineering status and in 1919 set up the Women's Engineering Society (WES). Hear engineer historian Nina Baker and former WES president Dr Carol Marsh tell the stories of these fascinating women, describing their achievements and the influence they have had on our modern world.

Age:  14+

Activity Type: Discussion

Time: 5.30pm | 1 hour

Venue: Lomond Room, Pleasance Edinburgh

Pricing: £8.50/£6.50/#SCIFIVE £5

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Part of the Edinburgh Science Festival