News Category: General

Aerospace Engineer wins WES and Engineers in Business Fellowship competition

Twenty-five-year-old Space Engineer, Samrudhi Inamdar won the WES and Engineers in Business Fellowship competition which was run to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day 2023 (#INWED 2023) Samrudhi’s prize is mentorship by a Sainsbury Management Fellow (SMF). SMFs are distinguished engineers who were awarded a Sainsbury Management Fellows MBA scholarship to enable them to study

Train named after WES past president

On International Women in Engineering Day 2023, Southeastern, the railway company serving Kent Sussex and Southeast London honoured engineering trailblazer, Kent-born Verena Holmes, the first woman to become an elected member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and past president of the Women’s Engineering Society. Verena was arguably the first female in the UK

Nominations now open!

Nominations are now open for the Amy Johnson Inspiration and Men As Allies Awards 2023. WES offers awards to celebrate those men and women who deserve recognition for their services to engineering and furthering the diversity agenda. The Amy Johnson Inspiration Award, honours an individual not currently working as an engineer or within the applied

WES Patron Sir Robert Malpas 1927 – 2023

With great sadness WES recently heard of the death of our Patron Sir Robert Malpas who passed away on 18 June 2023. Sir Robert was a Patron of the Women’s Engineering Society for 40 years and we are hugely thankful for his dedicated service and all that he contributed during that time. It was an

WES Apprentice Board release new guide

The WES Apprentice Board have released a new guide which you can download here. As well as giving a great introduction to all the members of the board it contains useful advice for apprentices at all levels of their career.  

Statement On The Death Of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Women’s Engineering Society is extremely saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty the Queen and extends their deepest condolences to all members of the Royal Family. Queen Elizabeth II was a remarkable woman who has tirelessly led this country for over 70 years inspiring many generations of women along the way. From