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Want to know more about what it is like to be an engineer?  Look at our 'She's an engineer' feature, where real female engineers talk about why they decided to be an engineer and what it is really like.  Look at our 'Engineering a Better World' poster and accompanying booklet produced by the WES Young Members' Board.

What to know general statistics about women in engineering and STEM?  WES has compiled useful statistics document

Looking for an engineer to speak at your school, club or FE college?  WES holds a database of female engineers willing to speak to children about being an engineer. Find out more here

Events

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019

WES Centenary

In 2019 WES will be 100 years old: we will be celebrating the present, remembering the past and changing the future. To find out more, go to the WES Centenary page

8th March 2019

Echoes from Inverclyde - celebrating the histories of Scotland’s forgotten female scientists

Echoes celebrates the histories of Scotland’s forgotten female scientists, through song, music, performance and spoken word, featuring collaborations between professional musicians, performers, community musicians and school children from the surrounding areas. The Scottish “Superwomen” featured include Greenock’s own Agnes Borthwick, a WW1 engineer at Georgetown munitions factory, and a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Women’s Engineering Society.

News

Crossrail Women engineers

International Women in Engineering Day 2018 (#INWED18) launch

This year International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) is ‘Raising the Bar’

On 23 June this year, International Women in Engineering Day 2018 (INWED18) will be encouraging participants to show the world how they are ‘raising the bar’ in pursuit of more diversity in engineering.