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Inspirational Women

Past

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.

Present

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).

#ILookLikeAnEngineer

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

Gallery and profiles of young women engineers.

s1jobs.com interview blog with three influential Scottish women engineers.

Future

Talent 2030 heroes

Competition for secondary education-aged girls.

Upcoming events

WES Student Conference: Engineering Inspiration

Nov 24, 2017

Aston University, Birmingham

Newton and the longitude

Nov 30, 2017

Milstein Seminar Rooms, Cambridge University Library

With this ink new made I wrote this: the histroy of Isaac Newton's private papers

Dec 07, 2017

Milstein Seminar Rooms, Cambridge University Library

Upcoming events