WES President, Dawn Childs, Celebrated in Forbes Magazine

Image of Dawn Childs FREng, WES President

WES President, Dawn Childs FREng is featured in Forbes Magazine, published on the 11 February 2021.

To celebrate the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Dawn Childs, who is also UK Change Director at National Grid plc, says that "Engineering is a fascinating career but, for many, the excitement stems from the change made possible by engineering. Let’s show the impact engineering has on the wider world and solutions to problems, such as climate change. Let’s move beyond the engineering stereotypes of hard hats, hi-vis jackets and spanners."

She also offers five tips for those embarking on an engineering career and is very positive about the future of women in engineering, "We cannot afford to miss out on a significant chunk of our population who could be helping to tackle these issues and who, for whatever reason, haven’t yet considered a career in engineering."

You can read the full article, here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/joyburnford/2021/02/11/the-engineering-journey-a-womans-view/