The list, compiled by the Telegraph in collaboration with the Women’s Engineering Society features the UK’s top influential female engineers chosen from almost 900 nominations. The list includes WISE Board member Dr Nina Skorupska and many WISE Corporate and Educational Members.
The winner of Computer Weekly’s most influential woman in UK IT award, Maggie Philbin, says the IT industry should focus on wider diversity as opposed to just gender equality.
Five of the UK’s most promising female scientists were awarded L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women in Science Fellowships last night (22 June), in recognition of their scientific achievements in areas as diverse as gene mutation and evolutionary change; molecular changes in the brains of acute head injury patients; and Chagas disease.
Engineering’s gender gap is beginning to close, but we still need to do more to attract women to a career in engineering and ensure they remain in the profession, writes Helen Wollaston.
Women are still encountering difficulties with ill-fitting personal protective equipment at work causing discomfort and putting their safety at risk, according to a Prospect survey.
In the run up to National Women in Engineering Day on Thursday 23 June some of British Airways' female Engineering experts call on other girls and women to take up career opportunities in the fields of STEM.
New research from L’Oréal UK & Ireland, conducted by NUS Insight, shows that almost a quarter of today’s female science students are considering walking away from the subject they love once they graduate.
Technology businesses are beating the FTSE when it comes to the number of female bosses, as the startup sector sets an example to the rest of the business world for gender equality.
The Science and Technology Committee publishes a report warning that the UK risks being left behind if the Government does not take more action to address the digital skills crisis.
Dawn Bonfield, 51, from Codicote, has received an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours today (Friday, June 10) for the promotion of diversity in engineering.
A Norfolk plant scientist has been made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her work in understanding genetic regulation and for her commitment to advancing careers for women working in science.
“We are encouraging anyone interested in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to apply – you will be able start on a salary of £10,000 from your first day, work towards a professional qualification, and take your first step into a lifelong career.”
The company’s strategy to attract, develop and retain talent is working: last year saw a 20% increase in the number of graduates joining the business – a third of whom are women.