28th February 2020

CHAIN London 2020

CHAIN London 2020 is a free event for early-career engineers taking place in London on the 28 February 2020. First started in 2016, CHAIN is a joint initiative organised by the young member representatives of several professional engineering institutions, aiming to provide links between disciplines across the engineering industry and build a community for early-career engineers.

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4th March 2020

Women In STEM Wikithon

Join us to celebrate the history of women in STEM – and make a difference!

WES, Imperial College, Wellcome Collection and the IET are joining forces to host a Women in STEM Wikithon. Join us to celebrate the women in science, technology and engineering that deserve a more prominent place in the online historical record. You’ll develop your digital skills and learn how to edit Wikipedia in order to harness the power of the web to share your knowledge.

8th March 2020

International Women's Day Celebration

Soroptimist International of Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, Thames Valley, and High Wycombe and District Clubs
14:00 - 17.30 Maidenhead Town Hall, Maidenhead

Theme: Helping Us Achieve Our Potential

11th March 2020

Women in the Lubricants Industry Conference

Hosted by Lube magazine and UKLA (United Kingdom Lubricants Association), the first ever ‘Women in the Lubricants Industry’ conference celebrates women and their role in a sector traditionally dominated by men.

21st March 2020

WES 100 Violets Interactive Engineering Exhibition

How do we predict the weather? How is a motorway built? How can we help people who have been injured?

For one day only, seven teams of engineers from across the country will answer these questions and many more as they showcase their family-friendly interactive engineering exhibits for the WES 100 Violets Challenge. 

26th March 2020

Women in STEM -How female engineers can transform the future

This event is part of the Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) series of lectures, talks and panels organised  jointly by the Lit & Phil, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Women’s Engineering Society, Palace of Science, the Institute of Physics, and the Institution of Civil Engineers.  The aim of these events is to celebrate the amazing work done by women in their area of STEM

28th March 2020

Women in STEM Careers 2020

Women in STEM Careers 2020, a new event from, offers a full and exciting programme for women who are interested in exploring research opportunities within publicly funded organisations and charities.

Designed for final year undergraduate and postgraduate STEM students looking to kick-start their career or professionals simply wishing to progress from their current STEM position, the day will provide something for everyone. Along with unique networking opportunities with employers and peers, there will also be presentations from sector experts and a CV workshop.

28th March 2020

Women in Engineering - A WES Wikithon

Join the Women’s Engineering Society and Wikimedian Doug Taylor at Northumbria University to edit and add information about historical women engineers to Wikipedia. Training and historical resources (including suggested women engineers) will be provided. FREE and lunch provided.
1st April 2020

Happold Lecture 2020

The Happold Foundation partnering with the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) presents ‘The Future of Engineering and the Built Environment.’ We will jointly provide an evening of insight and inspiration in conversation with Yewande Akinola MBE, Dawn Bonfield MBE, Dr Ellie Cosgrave and Dr Priti Parikh.

12th May 2020

Sky’s the Limit! Women in Engineering at Wentworth Woodhouse

Explore the exciting reality of engineering in heritage regeneration at Wentworth Woodhouse - 'the UK's largest restoration project'.  Meet some of the inspirational women working on the project and hear about the day to day activities their incredible jobs entail, then have a private tour around the site and rooftops. 8.45am for a 9am start. The event finishes at 12:15 FREE
11th September 2020 - 14th September 2020


The University of Warwick warmly invites you to the 18th International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES18). Image removed.