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Inspirational Women


Magnificent women

Resource sheets about some of our magnificent women engineers which aim to inpire secondary school-aged girls (series compilied by the Women's Engineering Society).

Pioneering women engineers

Profiles of some of the pioneers and early adopters who help shaped our society (list compilied by the Women's Engineering Society). 

SWE pioneers oral history project

Interviews capturing individual experiences within various engineering disciplines across the United States during the last 50-75 years.


Britain's got talented female engineers

Atkins-led survey which asked 300 professional female UK engineers what inspired them to choose a career in engineering and how they feel about their choice.

She's an engineer

Series featuring inspiring women from all branches of engineering (feature compilied by the Women's Engineering Society).

Role models

Details of inspiring women engineers from all career stages (list compilied by the Women's Engineering Society).

Role models

Women in engineering role models (feature compiled by the Women in Science, Technology & Engineering Campaign).


Women and minority ethnic engineers on Twitter break sterotypes about what engineers look like.

Gallery and profiles of young women engineers. interview blog with three influential Scottish women engineers.


Talent 2030 heroes

Competition for secondary education-aged girls.

Upcoming events

Carers and Careers: The Impact of Caring on Academic Careers

Mar 22, 2018

Lecture Room 2, 8 Mill Lane, Cambridge

15th Annual Disability Lecture - Disabled academics in the 21st century

Mar 22, 2018

Palmerston Room, Fisher Building, St John’s College

Upcoming events