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Goldman Sachs London HQ

Wednesday 14th of March 2018

13:32 - 13:32

Goldman Sachs invites women graduating in 2019 to attend a two-day symposium to learn about career opportunities in our Engineering organisation and how to succeed in the recruitment process.

Mastercard 10 Upper Bank Street Canary Wharf London E14 5NP

Wednesday 28th of March 2018

13:32 - 13:32

This afternoon session will include presentations from WISE corporate members on their initiatives for returners and career changers, as well as the opportunity to share ideas and experiences in small groups.

Mastercard 10 Upper Bank Street Canary Wharf London E14 5NP

Wednesday 28th of March 2018

13:32 - 13:32

Thu 01 March 2017 | WISE are delighted to be sponsoring the Diversity in Engineering Award at the Semta Skills Awards 2018 | The Semta Skills Awards 2018 will take place on Thursday 1st March 2018 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London.

Mastercard 10 Upper Bank Street Canary Wharf London E14 5NP

Friday 30th of March 2018

19:32 - 20:32

Are you an employer or school in south Essex? Do you want to engage girls with STEM careers and to access higher education? Would you like the opportunity to take part in an innovative new outreach project for free? If you’re ready to help change young people’s lives, then this is the event for you!

Mercedes-Benz

Tuesday 15th of May 2018

10:00 - 15:00

Want to inspire the next generation of women in STEM? Can you help break down stereotypes about STEM careers? Take advantange of this amazing, FREE opportunity to be trained in WISE's revolutionary People Like Me approach.

Join a network of over 1,900 trained ambassadors who are using the resource to change mindsets and help girls feel confident exploring STEM careers. The resource has reached over 5,000 girls since being launched in 2015 and now we are creating a new resource pack just for the Thurrock region.

London

Wednesday 16th of May 2018

14:00 - 17:00

What measures are aerospace and aviation employers taking to increase the diversity of their workforce? What's the business case, why should the industry be more inclusive? What recruitment and selection processes ensure people with the right skills from all backgrounds can successfully apply? What is the future for online application forms, aptitude tests, assessment centres and interview techniques? What impact will the new apprenticeship standards have on graduate recruitment and where is the skills gap?

This Royal Aeronautical Society seminar will bring together perspectives and the latest updates from employers and universities to address these issues, followed by discussion and a networking reception to share ideas and experiences.

Central London

Tuesday 22nd of May 2018

08:45 - 16:30

The Women in STEM Conference 2018 offers a leading platform to analyse how all employers and education providers can work effectively to enhance the participation, recruitment and advancement of Women in STEM.

Participants will gain the latest best practice insights from policy experts and practitioners in developing strategies to enhance the impact and progression of women in STEM and diversify the educational paths leading to high quality STEM careers

Bristol Business School, UWE Bristol

Wednesday 23rd of May 2018

18:00 - 20:00

The first event organised by the WISE Bristol Hub will focus on employability skills for women in STEM professions.

The Sandhurst Trust

Thursday 24th of May 2018

10:00 - 17:00

Stem Careers Showcase - A joint venture between the Army and industry to showcase the breadth of educational and career pathways into STEM careers for young aspiring female students.

Online

Tuesday 5th of June 2018

12:30 - 14:00

Join WISE members for valuable insights into returner programmes and career change initiatives.

Contributions from:
Mastercard - Anouska Ladds, VP Airlines, Hotels and OTA’s, European Business Development
Sky - Conrad Langworthy, Academy Leader, Group Technology
Tideway - Julie Thornton, HR Director

Leeds College of Building

Tuesday 5th of June 2018

13:00 - 17:00

This half day workshop introduces attendees to the WISE Ten Steps. This simple framework enables an organisation to create an action plan for the attraction, retention and development of female talent in order to create a gender balanced organisation.

Mary Rose Museum

Thursday 21st of June 2018

18:30 - 21:00

o celebrate the Year of Engineering and the International Day of Women in Engineering, the Mary Rose Trust and the University of Portsmouth are holding an event to network, share experiences and discuss the future of women in engineering.

University of Huddersfield

Friday 22nd of June 2018

12:00 - 16:30

Join us to explore this exciting subject area (engineering) through a choice of interactive workshops, discussion with staff and students and the chance to tour our amazing facilities.

BDP.

Friday 22nd of June 2018

18:00 - 20:30

WHEN: Friday 22nd June 18.00 – 20.30
WHERE: BDP, 16 Brewhouse Yard, London EC1V 4LJ
To celebrate this year’s International Women in Engineering Day our London studio engineers are hosting a networking evening open to everybody interested in the various engineering professions.

Online and Social Media

Saturday 23rd of June 2018

00:00 - 23:59

Engineers from CGL are helping to support International Women in Engineering Day (INWED18) by making short “selfie” videos to show what inspired or inspires them to become engineers.

Ramboll

Monday 25th of June 2018

15:30 - 08:30

Ramboll, supported by ACE (Association for Consultancy and Engineering), is celebrating the 2018 International Women in Engineering Day by hosting a debate on “Futureproofing construction and engineering: How can we encourage and support girls into a STEM future?”

Royal Aeronautical Society Headquarters

Thursday 28th of June 2018

19:00 - 19:45

Amy Johnson Named Lecture 2018
28 June 2018
No.4 Hamilton Place, London
This years Amy Johnson Named Lecture speaker will be AVM Sue Gray from The Royal Air Force.
The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception from 19:00 until 19:45.

University of Hertfordshire

Saturday 30th of June 2018

10:00 - 16:00

To mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and 2018 The Year of Engineering, the School of Engineering and Technology at the University of Hertfordshire is hosting a special event to celebrate the occasion.

Rochester

Monday 2nd of July 2018

09:00 - 16:30

The Engineering Taster Week (ETW) presents a unique opportunity to learn about the vast portfolio of products we design and produce in Rochester; and even a chance to use them in our simulation area.

Warton

Monday 9th of July 2018

09:00 - 16:30

As part of activities for Year of Engineer WISE members BAE Systems are running an Engineering Taster Week (ETW). Warton's Engineering Taster Week (ETW) is a five-day, residential course designed to offer students a glimpse into the day-to-day work of an engineer.

Rochester

Monday 9th of July 2018

09:00 - 16:30

As part of activities for Year of Engineer WISE members BAE Systems are running an Engineering Taster Week (ETW). Rochester Engineering Taster Week (ETW) is a five-day, residential course designed to offer students a glimpse into the day-to-day work of an engineer.

University of Warwick

Monday 9th of July 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Engineering innovation impacts on critical situations and can help people to live safely and securely. This course provides a chance to find out what technology development can do, from earthquake resistant housing to drones delivering medicine, and will investigate how the engineering links with other disciplines to deliver benefit to those in most need.

Warton

Monday 16th of July 2018

09:00 - 16:30

As part of activities for Year of Engineer WISE members BAE Systems are running an Engineering Taster Week (ETW). Warton's Engineering Taster Week (ETW) is a five-day, residential course designed to offer students a glimpse into the day-to-day work of an engineer.

University of Warwick

Monday 16th of July 2018

10:00 - 12:30

Unlock your potential as a brilliant engineer with the help of experts from organisations like Airbus, National Composites Centre and National Nuclear Laboratory. Put your technical and team skills to the test to solve problems and deliver creative solutions on time and on budget. It might be the first step on a career path that can really take you places. Proudly supported by Leonardo.

Cardiff University

Monday 16th of July 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Ignite your potential with the ‘Year of Engineering 2018’ course that shines a spotlight on the exciting and dynamic world of engineering. Designed specifically for Years 8 and 9, this course will dare you to imagine the world of tomorrow, giving you the chance to work alongside world-leading engineering companies which in the past have included Aston Martin, Jaguar Land Rover and the RAF.

UCL Faculty of Engineering Sciences

Tuesday 17th of July 2018

00:00 - 23:59

Engineers increasingly find themselves tasked to envision, invent, and construct creative solutions to Grand Challenges. Over the years, insightful solutions have required ever more creativity and greater integration of interdisciplinary ideas. While established fundamentals still form the invariant foundation for engineering practice, the Engineer of Tomorrow will certainly require a different perspective than engineers in the past. How can universities support today’s aspiring engineers in preparation for the uncertain challenges they will be facing tomorrow?

Royal Holloway

Monday 23rd of July 2018

10:00 - 16:00

How do we detect particles? What are cosmic rays? What happens in temperatures that approach the absolute zero? From particle physics and accelerators to condensed matter and astronomy, in this course you’ll explore the world around us in an interactive, engaging and creative way.

The University of Manchester

Tuesday 24th of July 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Ignite your potential with the ‘Year of Engineering 2018′ course that shines a spotlight on the exciting and dynamic world of engineering. Designed specifically for Years 8 and 9, this course will dare you to imagine the world of tomorrow, giving you the chance to work alongside world leading engineering companies which in the past have included Aston Martin, Jaguar Land Rover and the RAF.

Monday 30th of July 2018

11:00 - 17:00

Do you know any tech-savvy girls ages 15 – 16 who are keen to hone their cyber security skills on a CyberFirst Futures residential course? If so, FREE PLACES are available on this course designed for students who are familiar with computing and programming.

RAF Cosford

Monday 6th of August 2018

00:00 - 23:59

The Smallpeice Trust has partnered with the RAF to offer this World of Engineering course which will be held at RAF Cosford base and is completely FREE for female students, Year 10 or students aged 14/15 yrs at the time of the course. (British nationals only)

There is no better way to experience the power of engineering than by seeing first-hand how it solves real life problems. This course teams you with RAF and other engineers, who will guide you through every step of the process.

Monday 6th of August 2018

23:00 - 17:00

Do you know any tech-savvy girls ages 16 – 17 who are keen to hone their cyber security skills on a CyberFirst Advanced residential course?If so, FREE PLACES are available on this course designed to build upon the content of computer science A Level for students with an interest in computing and cyber security.

Warwick

Monday 13th of August 2018

11:00 - 17:00

Designed by cyber security experts from the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, the nationwide courses will be delivered by experienced training partner QA, and The Smallpeice Trust.

Monday 13th of August 2018

11:00 - 17:00

Do you know any tech-savvy girls ages 14 – 15 who are keen to hone their cyber security skills on a CyberFirst Defenders residential course? If so, FREE PLACES are available on this course designed for students with a demonstrable interest in computing.

Monday 13th of August 2018

13:00 - 13:00

WISE member University of Southampton has won the IEEE Women in Engineering Summit bid and will host a programme of events from 13-15 August.

Fujitsu

Tuesday 11th of September 2018

18:00 - 20:30

As part of AI Accelerator, we will be running a free cognitive services taster session, led by Distinguished Engineers and senior technologists from Fujitsu and Microsoft.

Plymouth

Thursday 20th of September 2018

16:30 - 19:30

Women in STEM Plymouth's next quarterly networking event

Online

Wednesday 26th of September 2018

12:30 - 14:00

Hear best practices from WISE members around sponsoring female talent.

Confirmed speakers include:
Skills 4 - Elizabeth Bonfield, Executive Coach and Trainer
Atkins - Alison McDougall, Consultant
CSO WISE Fellow 2016-17 - Michelle Martin, Pathology Governance & Quality Manager & Lead for Scientific Training at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal Society

Thursday 4th of October 2018

18:30 - 22:00

Sponsored by  Institution of Engineering and Technology,  Royal Academy of Engineering,   and WSP, the seminar is AFBE's  flagship networking event of the year for STEM professionals/ students, BAME community groups, STEM promoters, stakeholders from engineering organisations, politicians and the wider community.

Online

Friday 5th of October 2018

17:00 - 17:00

We invite you to participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Women's CodeSprint, powered by HackerRank.

You will compete against other coding enthusiasts across the globe to demonstrate your skillset, and for a
chance to win awesome prizes!

Sign up today through the registration link to enter the contest. Additional details are provided on the
website.

See you then!

Plymouth

Tuesday 9th of October 2018

16:30 - 19:30

Women in STEM Plymouth networking event to celebrate Ada Lovelace day

London

Friday 19th of October 2018

10:00 - 14:00

This is an invitation only event for representatives from WISE Ten Steps Signatory organisations.

Hosted by Mace, the event will give new signatories the chance to complete their diagnostic and share in the benchmarking and insight sharing.

Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

Monday 5th of November 2018

18:00 - 22:00

InterContinental London – The O2

Thursday 8th of November 2018

08:00 - 17:00

Actively demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to employing a diverse workforce by attending two days of debate, panel discussions and practical workshops.

Plymouth

Wednesday 14th of November 2018

17:45 - 20:00

Women in STEM Plymouth's Young Women into STEM Careers Fair - meet representatives from over 30 local businesses

8 Northumberland Avenue

Thursday 15th of November 2018

18:00 - 23:00

The WISE Awards is a unique annual event, a special opportunity to recognise inspiring organisations and individuals actively addressing the core concerns of WISE: promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics to girls and women.

Westminster Abbey

Thursday 22nd of November 2018

10:45 - 13:00

Representatives from the engineering community, engineering charities and members of the general public are invited to join the Secretary of State for Transport, government representatives and Year of Engineering partners in celebrating the outstanding contribution that engineers past and present have made to society.

Wellcome Collection

Tuesday 27th of November 2018

10:00 - 15:30

This conference will enable business and education leaders to discuss the opportunities that already exist, find new ways of working together and build a coalition for innovation in London in promoting STEM professions. Delegates will be able to hear from a range of exciting speakers from the world of STEM and business.

Tuesday 27th of November 2018

12:30 - 14:00

This webinar will be of interest to those who were unable to attend the Ten Steps in-person event in October.

IET London

Thursday 6th of December 2018

18:00 - 23:00

Apply for the IET’s Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards, where lives and perceptions are changed.

Applications are now open for this prestigious set of awards, which look for the best young women engineers in the UK. Entries close 8 July 2018, with winners announced at the ceremony at IET London: Savoy Place on 6 December 2018.

Media City, Salford

Thursday 17th of January 2019

17:30 - 21:00

3M Innovation Centre, Bracknell

Thursday 31st of January 2019

09:30 - 15:00

Women in Innovation: What can be done to extend collaboration & increase female participation? will feature keynote speakers, followed by a round table discussion and tour of 3M's Innovation Centre.

Amey, Speke Road, The Matchworks

Tuesday 26th of February 2019

17:30 - 20:00

Join InterEngineering, WISE Campaign and Amey for this celebration of the LGBT+ History Month.

Monday 4th of March 2019

00:00 - 23:59

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2019) takes place 4 to 8 March 2019.

This annual celebration of apprenticeships will bring the whole apprenticeship community together to celebrate the impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy.

Lecture Theatre B, University Place

Wednesday 6th of March 2019

13:00 - 15:00

Join us as Dr Jess Wade, scientist and equality campaigner, visits The University of Manchester to give a public talk as part of our International Women's Day celebrations

Friday 8th of March 2019

00:00 - 23:59

The future is exciting. Let's build a gender-balanced world.
Everyone has a part to play - all the time, everywhere.
Balance drives a better working world. Let's all help create a #BalanceforBetter.

Nationwide

Friday 8th of March 2019

00:00 - 23:59

British Science Week, run by the British Science Association is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.

Energus, Lillyhall, Whitehaven, CA14 4JW

Friday 8th of March 2019

08:30 - 14:45

Help us celebrate our first birthday on International Women’s Day
Believe you can make a difference Join businesses and individuals from across Cumbria to help achieve #balanceforbetter.

Howard Assembly Room

Friday 8th of March 2019

17:00 - 21:00

Celebrate International Women's Day with us on Friday March 8th with an evening of fireside chats with phenomenal role models from Accenture Digital, the European Space Agency, Google, Guardian Newspaper and Leeds City Council.

University of Chester

Wednesday 13th of March 2019

10:00 - 16:00

As part of the University of Chester's Equality and Diversity festival, Young Women's Trust and the University of Chester are proud to develop the Positive Action at Work? conference.

London, UK

Saturday 6th of April 2019

09:00 - 18:30

Catalyst Hack is an all female and non-binary hackathon for those aged 18-24. It is a unique community initiative organised by a group of Rolls-Royce engineers to encourage young minds to focus their creativity and ingenuity to use tech to help solve a social issue- the STEM gender gap.

University of Salford

Wednesday 17th of April 2019

00:00 - 23:59

The BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium is a free, one day conference for women undergraduates and taught masters students.

2019 will be our 12th event and it will be held in the University of Salford. We had over 100 submissions last year!

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 17th of April 2019

13:00 - 14:00

Member-only webinar on My Skills My Life, a new outreach tool for girls aged 11-19 years, with tips on how members can use this resource.

Thursday 25th of April 2019

17:30 - 20:00

Tuesday 30th of April 2019

09:00 - 17:00

This interactive workshop will provide hands-on support and advice, addressing a wide variety of issues associated with returning to paid employment.

Institute of Physics

Wednesday 1st of May 2019

09:30 - 15:30

Join us at a FREE one day conference to celebrate and develop future leaders in healthcare science!

Access discussions with senior leaders from NHS England, the Office of the Chief Scientific Officer, WISE and industry.

The IET, 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL

Tuesday 14th of May 2019

10:00 - 18:00

Join us to be inspired, hear fresh ideas and network.
Get in touch if you are interested in being a sponsor or speaker.

The IET, 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL

Tuesday 14th of May 2019

10:00 - 18:00

Join us to be inspired, hear fresh ideas and network.
Get in touch if you are interested in being a sponsor or speaker.

Middleton Hall, University of Hull

Thursday 30th of May 2019

00:00 - 23:59

The Aura Skills Solutions Summit will bring together education and skills providers with industry to start a joined up conversation about how we seek solutions and drive our future strategy in attracting inspired and creative people.

4th Floor etc. venues County Hall

Thursday 30th of May 2019

13:00 - 17:00

Lloyds Bank is proud to host an event to launch the 2019 Consumer Digital Index, the UK’s largest measure of digital capability. I would be delighted for you to join us in celebrating the launch of the fourth iteration of this report, on Thursday 30th May from 13:00-17:00 in Westminster

Cottons Centre Cottons Centre, Cottons Lane London, SE1 2QG United Kingdom

Thursday 6th of June 2019

18:00 - 21:00

As we gear up to celebrate this year’s Pride in London, Tideway and InterEngineering have joined forces to host a special panel discussion on diversity in the construction and engineering industry.

FDM Group

Wednesday 12th of June 2019

17:30 - 19:30

Join FDM Group and BCSWomen to hear about the impact that the AI diversity crisis is having on the sector and hear from influential leaders to find out how to enhance diversity across tech teams.

Online

Thursday 13th of June 2019

15:00 - 16:30

You will learn:
• The concepts around Unconscious Bias
• How bias affects recruitment, marketing, advertising and assessment
• Some tips for combating bias
• What other organisations are doing to change the situation for young women moving into tech

Birmingham

Friday 21st of June 2019

09:00 - 17:00

Join us for the third edition of this annual conference which looks at solutions to employing women in engineering and encouraging girls to consider STEM subjects.

Guildhall

Saturday 22nd of June 2019

10:00 - 13:30

Nationwide

Sunday 23rd of June 2019

00:00 - 23:59

​​International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry.

Central Lodnon

Tuesday 25th of June 2019

08:30 - 13:00

Westminster Insight’s well-attended Women Mean Business Forum is returning this June to give delegates a vital update on progress being made towards the Hampton-Alexander Review targets, Gender Pay Gap reporting and the move towards Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting and a Race at Work Charter.

Autodesk, Birmingham

Thursday 27th of June 2019

09:30 - 12:00

Alliance Manchester Business School

Friday 28th of June 2019

09:00 - 19:00

This event will provide you with inspiration, knowledge, practical tools and contacts to help you succeed and prepare for the future. It will help you lead the way and support others that do so too.

Royal Holloway, University of London, Edham. TW20 0EQ

Monday 8th of July 2019

10:00 - 16:00

How do we detect particles? What are cosmic rays? What happens in temperatures that approach the absolute zero? From particle physics and accelerators to condensed matter and astronomy, in this course you’ll explore the world around us in an interactive, engaging and creative way.

Royal Holloway, University of London

Monday 8th of July 2019

10:00 - 16:00

Electronic engineers work creatively to conceive concepts, work those concepts into practical solutions, develop processors, design the circuits and write the embedded software code that make the technology work. They create practical solutions to tackle global problems. You could be part of this amazing future.

University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Monday 15th of July 2019

10:00 - 12:30

Unlock your potential as a brilliant engineer with the help of experts from organisations like Airbus, National Composites Centre and National Nuclear Laboratory. Put your technical and team skills to the test to solve problems and deliver creative solutions on time and on budget.

Wood, The Renaissance Centre, Warrington

Tuesday 16th of July 2019

13:30 - 16:00

Siemens plc

Tuesday 23rd of July 2019

17:30 - 20:00

University of Birmingham

Monday 29th of July 2019

10:00 - 12:30

Working in the rail industry can be an exciting and rewarding career, and the course is intended to ‘shine a light’ on some of the opportunities that it offers.  You’ll learn about many of the key challenges that the UK rail network in particular is facing, and get an insight into topics including vehicle crashworthiness, aerodynamics and advanced train control (i.e. the modern version of signalling that controls train movements around the network).

Leeds city centre

Thursday 8th of August 2019

18:00 - 20:00

Online

Monday 19th of August 2019

14:00 - 15:00

This webinar links into one of the key themes of the WISE Ten Steps ‘Change mindsets by challenging bias and sexism’ and will be of interest to WISE members using the Ten Steps, male allies and anyone with an interest in changing the gender bias in STEM.

The Brewery, London

Tuesday 17th of September 2019

08:30 - 17:00

Taking place at The Brewery in London on 17 September, this one-day event will provide insight from how to create a professional you, to building and maintaining a successful team, and not to forget case studies involving cutting-edge technology.

Central Manchester

Friday 27th of September 2019

08:00 - 10:00

WISE Members, Cordant Engineering are hosting a drop-in breakfast for people in Manchester and surrounding areas to come in and network with the team and peers.

Tuesday 8th of October 2019

00:00 - 23:59

Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM.

London

Tuesday 8th of October 2019

09:30 - 13:30

Bright Building Manchester Science Park Ltd

Tuesday 8th of October 2019

09:30 - 17:30

techUK is excited to hold its first flagship skills and opportunities conference, Creating Digital Futures, on 8 October in Manchester.

Bristol And Bath Science Park

Monday 21st of October 2019

13:00 - 17:00

STEM Accord rests on the principle of partnerships. Instead of creating a new STEM Organisation; STEM Accord aims to coordinate existing well established STEM and educational organisations.

The Studio, 51 Lever St, Manchester

Monday 28th of October 2019

09:00 - 17:00

This Autumn in Manchester, join a community of like-minded technology experts and future tech talent to reframe the narrative around women in technology through positive action.

8 Northumberland Avenue

Thursday 7th of November 2019

17:00 - 12:00

2019 WISE Awards | 7 November 2019 | 8 Northumberland Avenue, London

Colston Hall

Saturday 9th of November 2019

10:00 - 16:00

Women’s Tech Hub have teamed up with WISE to bring you together with the latest University of West of England research, thinkers, doers in making Tech and STEAM more accessible to all.

Atkins, The Hub, Bristol

Monday 18th of November 2019

12:30 - 16:30

Tuesday 19th of November 2019

12:30 - 13:00

London

Friday 22nd of November 2019

09:00 - 17:00

WeAreTechWomen, the Technology arm of WeAreTheCity, is planning to host its fourth full-day conference in London, aimed at over 400 women who are wanting to broaden their technology horizons, learn new skills and build their tech networks.

RTC North

Wednesday 4th of December 2019

15:45 - 18:00

Please Join Us in Our Latest Workshop:

We will be presenting our latest ideas on what WISE North East Hub can do for you, as either an employer, employee or student.

University of Surrey

Wednesday 11th of December 2019

12:00 - 17:30

This workshop will share good practice and recent research on these topics. Presenters will provide an overview of progress to date highlighting the barriers and how to address them and will provide examples of successful initiatives. Short case studies will be followed by group discussion to discuss key actions HE staff, responsible for diversity, can take to bring about real change.

University of Surrey

Wednesday 11th of December 2019

17:30 - 19:30

Dr Jess Wade is an enthusiastic scientist, Wikipedian, high profile campaigner and inspiring role model for young people. Jess has worked tirelessly to promote gender equality in STEM. Amongst many prizes and honours for her work on promoting diversity, she was recently awarded a British Empire medal.

WISE Webinar

Thursday 16th of January 2020

14:00 - 15:00

Prince Philip House

Tuesday 28th of January 2020

10:00 - 16:00

This year the Academy’s annual diversity and inclusion event will share findings and recommendations from research on the gender pay gap in engineering, undertaken by the Academy and WISE, highlighting effective evidence-based actions concerning recruitment, retention and career progression to help engineering organisations, of all sizes, develop a meaningful action plan to close their gender pay gap.

Nationwide

Monday 3rd of February 2020

00:00 - 23:59

The 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week date has been announced today - and will take place from 3 to 7 February 2020.

National Apprenticeship Week is an annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships across England and is a time to recognise and applaud apprenticeship success stories across the country.

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

Thursday 6th of February 2020

09:15 - 16:00

A day of inspirational talks, training and networking, for all engineering professionals within the South West wishing to develop their skills and make contacts within the industry.

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 12th of February 2020

14:00 - 14:30

Jo Haslam, WISE Computing Award Winner 2019, will examine how the technology sector is accommodating parents.

Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol

Thursday 13th of February 2020

15:00 - 17:00

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 26th of February 2020

14:00 - 14:30

Shagufta Sharif, WISE Development Manager, will provide an update on WISE’s groundbreaking outreach resource, My Skills My Life,  and next steps in this WISE member-only webinar.

Nationwide

Friday 6th of March 2020

00:00 - 23:59

British Science Week, run by the British Science Association is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.

London, UK

Saturday 7th of March 2020

00:00 - 23:59

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Teens in AI is running a global #GirlsInAI2020 Hackathon to inspire hundreds of girls and young people from underrepresented communities (LGBTQIA) aged 12-18 across the world into Artificial Intelligence.

Worldwide

Sunday 8th of March 2020

00:00 - 23:59

Let's all be #EachforEqual
Women's equality can't wait. It's going to take everyone to think and be inclusive - all the time, everywhere.

So, let's all get ready to strike the #EachforEqual pose - and do everything we can to help forge women's equality worldwide.

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 11th of March 2020

14:00 - 14:30

Zeb Farooq, WISE Man Award Winner 2019, will run a webinar focusing on male allies for gender balance in STEM.

Friday 20th of March 2020

10:30 - 12:00

Belfast

Tuesday 31st of March 2020

10:00 - 15:30

If you are an employer who is looking to fund a Masters student(s) and/or provide a paid project placement for 3 months or more, you are welcome to come and learn more at this roundtable event.

Online

Thursday 2nd of April 2020

11:00 - 11:45

WISE's new online sessions, giving WISE members the opportunity to connect, share experiences and ask questions to help each other in these fast-moving times.

WISE Webinar

Thursday 23rd of April 2020

13:00 - 15:00

This is a fantastic opportunity to meet some inspiring role models in the industry, hear about their jobs and a chance to ask them any questions you may have!

Online Webinar

Monday 27th of April 2020

10:30 - 12:00

WISE members Lloyds and Siemens will share best practice on how they have successfully delivered in house training programmes, bootcamps, higher apprenticeships and more.

Online Webinar

Tuesday 28th of April 2020

13:30 - 14:30

In this webinar Sarah Burnett will provide an overview of IA technologies, their applications in the enterprise, the opportunities that they bring for office workers and businesses, and sources of free information and resources to get you started.

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 29th of April 2020

13:00 - 13:30

This WISE webinar introduces the WISE Ten Steps. It will explain how the framework can be used to build, encourage and support sustainable cultural change and improve gender balance within an organisation.

WISE Webinar

Tuesday 5th of May 2020

12:00 - 12:45

This short Webinar from WISE and Tectre, will talk through the requirement to gather data for multiple facets of people management to identify the bottlenecks which are stopping you making progress on those important diversity and equality goals.

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 6th of May 2020

14:00 - 14:40

Members from industry and academia are invited to hear from 2019 WISE Technician Award winner, Susan Harris, Lead Science Technician at Beneden School.

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 3rd of June 2020

14:00 - 14:40

Online Webinar

Thursday 4th of June 2020

14:00 - 15:00

This webinar will explore how we can practice inclusive leadership in times of crisis and how organisations can foster inclusion as COVID-19 changes the workplace. How do you build an inclusive culture when people work remotely and how will inclusion impact growth strategies in the long-term?

Social Media

Wednesday 10th of June 2020

00:00 - 23:59

Day to share your photo so that we can put a face to the million. Snap a selfie with our #1ofTheMillion sign, tell us why you are passionate about STEM and upload your image to the WISE Twitter account.

Online

Wednesday 17th of June 2020

14:00 - 15:00

Nationwide

Tuesday 23rd of June 2020

00:00 - 23:59

​​International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry.

London

Tuesday 23rd of June 2020

09:00 - 16:00

A full programme of competitive activities for Year 9 and 10 students, centred around STEM and various exciting fields of engineering.

Online

Tuesday 23rd of June 2020

10:00 - 18:00

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, Arm and Fire Tech joined forces to close STEM’s gender gap!

Online

Tuesday 30th of June 2020

10:30 - 11:55

Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)

Tuesday 30th of June 2020

14:00 - 15:30

At this online event leading IfM experts will draw lessons from the response of firms and governments, and look at how the industry is likely to change and adapt in the months and years ahead.

Online

Thursday 16th of July 2020

10:30 - 12:00

This is an invitation-only online event for senior managers from WISE member organisations at core level and above to discuss the impact of the current situation, capture insights and learning which WISE can share more widely to inspire and motivate others to take action which will improve gender balance in STEM for the long term.

University of Birmingham

Monday 20th of July 2020

10:00 - 00:30

Learn about the key challenges that the UK rail network is facing and get an insight into topics including vehicle crashworthiness, aerodynamics and advanced train control (i.e. the modern version of signalling that controls train movements around the network).

University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Monday 20th of July 2020

11:00 - 13:30

Unlock your potential as a brilliant engineer with the help of experts from organisations like Leonardo, Jaguar Land Rover, GE, The Rail Delivery Group and Transport for London. Put your technical and team skills to the test to solve problems and deliver creative solutions on time and on budget. It might be the first step on a career path that can really take you places.

Online Webinar

Wednesday 19th of August 2020

11:00 - 11:30

This 30-minute webinar will provide an overview of WISE’s new ‘Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion’ course and help you to decide if is suitable for employees within your organisation.

This event is for WISE members only.

Wednesday 9th of September 2020

11:00 - 11:45

This WISE webinar introduces the WISE Young Professional's Board and is an invitation-only online event for WISE member organisations.

Online

Monday 14th of September 2020

00:00 - 23:59

Taking place between the 14-17 September, four full days of festival goodness will be squeezed through your fibre connections and Wi-Fi boxes and straight to your laptops, tablets and phones. 

Worldwide

Tuesday 13th of October 2020

00:00 - 23:59

Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM.

Millennium Point Curzon Street, Birmingham,

Thursday 22nd of October 2020

08:00 - 18:00

Celebrating the Commercialisation of Science. Learn About Great Science. Connect with Great People. Develop Great Business.

The Business of Science Conference 2020 will be held at Millennium Point, Birmingham on Thursday 21st May 2020.

Central London

Wednesday 18th of November 2020

08:45 - 16:40

The Women in STEM Conference 2020 will offer a leading platform to assess the next steps for employers and education providers to support the recruitment, retention, and advancement of Women in STEM.

IET London: Savoy Place

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

17:00 - 23:00

These annual awards look for the best young women engineers in the UK. There are currently four prizes which are awarded at a national ceremony in London in December, covered by print and broadcast media. All of our winners will have the opportunity to attend high profile events and meet the most influential people in our industry.

York

Wednesday 17th of February 2021

09:00 - 17:00

The WISE Conference is the premier event for all those who care about gender balance in science, technology, engineering and maths. In March 2021, we will hold our flagship annual conference in Yorkshire, for around 250 delegates.

WISE EVENTS

Goldman Sachs London HQ

Wednesday 14th of March 2018

13:32 - 13:32

Goldman Sachs invites women graduating in 2019 to attend a two-day symposium to learn about career opportunities in our Engineering organisation and how to succeed in the recruitment process.

Mastercard 10 Upper Bank Street Canary Wharf London E14 5NP

Wednesday 28th of March 2018

13:32 - 13:32

This afternoon session will include presentations from WISE corporate members on their initiatives for returners and career changers, as well as the opportunity to share ideas and experiences in small groups.

Mastercard 10 Upper Bank Street Canary Wharf London E14 5NP

Wednesday 28th of March 2018

13:32 - 13:32

Thu 01 March 2017 | WISE are delighted to be sponsoring the Diversity in Engineering Award at the Semta Skills Awards 2018 | The Semta Skills Awards 2018 will take place on Thursday 1st March 2018 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London.

Online

Tuesday 5th of June 2018

12:30 - 14:00

Join WISE members for valuable insights into returner programmes and career change initiatives.

Contributions from:
Mastercard - Anouska Ladds, VP Airlines, Hotels and OTA’s, European Business Development
Sky - Conrad Langworthy, Academy Leader, Group Technology
Tideway - Julie Thornton, HR Director

Leeds College of Building

Tuesday 5th of June 2018

13:00 - 17:00

This half day workshop introduces attendees to the WISE Ten Steps. This simple framework enables an organisation to create an action plan for the attraction, retention and development of female talent in order to create a gender balanced organisation.

Online

Wednesday 26th of September 2018

12:30 - 14:00

Hear best practices from WISE members around sponsoring female talent.

Confirmed speakers include:
Skills 4 - Elizabeth Bonfield, Executive Coach and Trainer
Atkins - Alison McDougall, Consultant
CSO WISE Fellow 2016-17 - Michelle Martin, Pathology Governance & Quality Manager & Lead for Scientific Training at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

London

Friday 19th of October 2018

10:00 - 14:00

This is an invitation only event for representatives from WISE Ten Steps Signatory organisations.

Hosted by Mace, the event will give new signatories the chance to complete their diagnostic and share in the benchmarking and insight sharing.

Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

Monday 5th of November 2018

18:00 - 22:00

8 Northumberland Avenue

Thursday 15th of November 2018

18:00 - 23:00

The WISE Awards is a unique annual event, a special opportunity to recognise inspiring organisations and individuals actively addressing the core concerns of WISE: promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics to girls and women.

3M Innovation Centre, Bracknell

Thursday 31st of January 2019

09:30 - 15:00

Women in Innovation: What can be done to extend collaboration & increase female participation? will feature keynote speakers, followed by a round table discussion and tour of 3M's Innovation Centre.

Amey, Speke Road, The Matchworks

Tuesday 26th of February 2019

17:30 - 20:00

Join InterEngineering, WISE Campaign and Amey for this celebration of the LGBT+ History Month.

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 17th of April 2019

13:00 - 14:00

Member-only webinar on My Skills My Life, a new outreach tool for girls aged 11-19 years, with tips on how members can use this resource.

The IET, 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL

Tuesday 14th of May 2019

10:00 - 18:00

Join us to be inspired, hear fresh ideas and network.
Get in touch if you are interested in being a sponsor or speaker.

The IET, 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL

Tuesday 14th of May 2019

10:00 - 18:00

Join us to be inspired, hear fresh ideas and network.
Get in touch if you are interested in being a sponsor or speaker.

Autodesk, Birmingham

Thursday 27th of June 2019

09:30 - 12:00

Royal Holloway, University of London

Monday 8th of July 2019

10:00 - 16:00

Electronic engineers work creatively to conceive concepts, work those concepts into practical solutions, develop processors, design the circuits and write the embedded software code that make the technology work. They create practical solutions to tackle global problems. You could be part of this amazing future.

Wood, The Renaissance Centre, Warrington

Tuesday 16th of July 2019

13:30 - 16:00

Online

Monday 19th of August 2019

14:00 - 15:00

This webinar links into one of the key themes of the WISE Ten Steps ‘Change mindsets by challenging bias and sexism’ and will be of interest to WISE members using the Ten Steps, male allies and anyone with an interest in changing the gender bias in STEM.

London

Tuesday 8th of October 2019

09:30 - 13:30

8 Northumberland Avenue

Thursday 7th of November 2019

17:00 - 12:00

2019 WISE Awards | 7 November 2019 | 8 Northumberland Avenue, London

Colston Hall

Saturday 9th of November 2019

10:00 - 16:00

Women’s Tech Hub have teamed up with WISE to bring you together with the latest University of West of England research, thinkers, doers in making Tech and STEAM more accessible to all.

Atkins, The Hub, Bristol

Monday 18th of November 2019

12:30 - 16:30

Tuesday 19th of November 2019

12:30 - 13:00

WISE Webinar

Thursday 16th of January 2020

14:00 - 15:00

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 12th of February 2020

14:00 - 14:30

Jo Haslam, WISE Computing Award Winner 2019, will examine how the technology sector is accommodating parents.

Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol

Thursday 13th of February 2020

15:00 - 17:00

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 26th of February 2020

14:00 - 14:30

Shagufta Sharif, WISE Development Manager, will provide an update on WISE’s groundbreaking outreach resource, My Skills My Life,  and next steps in this WISE member-only webinar.

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 11th of March 2020

14:00 - 14:30

Zeb Farooq, WISE Man Award Winner 2019, will run a webinar focusing on male allies for gender balance in STEM.

Friday 20th of March 2020

10:30 - 12:00

Online

Thursday 2nd of April 2020

11:00 - 11:45

WISE's new online sessions, giving WISE members the opportunity to connect, share experiences and ask questions to help each other in these fast-moving times.

WISE Webinar

Thursday 23rd of April 2020

13:00 - 15:00

This is a fantastic opportunity to meet some inspiring role models in the industry, hear about their jobs and a chance to ask them any questions you may have!

Online Webinar

Monday 27th of April 2020

10:30 - 12:00

WISE members Lloyds and Siemens will share best practice on how they have successfully delivered in house training programmes, bootcamps, higher apprenticeships and more.

WISE Webinar

Wednesday 6th of May 2020

14:00 - 14:40

Members from industry and academia are invited to hear from 2019 WISE Technician Award winner, Susan Harris, Lead Science Technician at Beneden School.

Social Media

Wednesday 10th of June 2020

00:00 - 23:59

Day to share your photo so that we can put a face to the million. Snap a selfie with our #1ofTheMillion sign, tell us why you are passionate about STEM and upload your image to the WISE Twitter account.

Online

Wednesday 17th of June 2020

14:00 - 15:00

Online

Thursday 16th of July 2020

10:30 - 12:00

This is an invitation-only online event for senior managers from WISE member organisations at core level and above to discuss the impact of the current situation, capture insights and learning which WISE can share more widely to inspire and motivate others to take action which will improve gender balance in STEM for the long term.

Online Webinar

Wednesday 19th of August 2020

11:00 - 11:30

This 30-minute webinar will provide an overview of WISE’s new ‘Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion’ course and help you to decide if is suitable for employees within your organisation.

This event is for WISE members only.

Wednesday 9th of September 2020

11:00 - 11:45

This WISE webinar introduces the WISE Young Professional's Board and is an invitation-only online event for WISE member organisations.

York

Wednesday 17th of February 2021

09:00 - 17:00

The WISE Conference is the premier event for all those who care about gender balance in science, technology, engineering and maths. In March 2021, we will hold our flagship annual conference in Yorkshire, for around 250 delegates.

INWED

Mastercard 10 Upper Bank Street Canary Wharf London E14 5NP

Wednesday 28th of March 2018

13:32 - 13:32

This afternoon session will include presentations from WISE corporate members on their initiatives for returners and career changers, as well as the opportunity to share ideas and experiences in small groups.

Mastercard 10 Upper Bank Street Canary Wharf London E14 5NP

Friday 30th of March 2018

19:32 - 20:32

Are you an employer or school in south Essex? Do you want to engage girls with STEM careers and to access higher education? Would you like the opportunity to take part in an innovative new outreach project for free? If you’re ready to help change young people’s lives, then this is the event for you!

Mary Rose Museum

Thursday 21st of June 2018

18:30 - 21:00

o celebrate the Year of Engineering and the International Day of Women in Engineering, the Mary Rose Trust and the University of Portsmouth are holding an event to network, share experiences and discuss the future of women in engineering.

University of Huddersfield

Friday 22nd of June 2018

12:00 - 16:30

Join us to explore this exciting subject area (engineering) through a choice of interactive workshops, discussion with staff and students and the chance to tour our amazing facilities.

BDP.

Friday 22nd of June 2018

18:00 - 20:30

WHEN: Friday 22nd June 18.00 – 20.30
WHERE: BDP, 16 Brewhouse Yard, London EC1V 4LJ
To celebrate this year’s International Women in Engineering Day our London studio engineers are hosting a networking evening open to everybody interested in the various engineering professions.

Online and Social Media

Saturday 23rd of June 2018

00:00 - 23:59

Engineers from CGL are helping to support International Women in Engineering Day (INWED18) by making short “selfie” videos to show what inspired or inspires them to become engineers.

Ramboll

Monday 25th of June 2018

15:30 - 08:30

Ramboll, supported by ACE (Association for Consultancy and Engineering), is celebrating the 2018 International Women in Engineering Day by hosting a debate on “Futureproofing construction and engineering: How can we encourage and support girls into a STEM future?”

Royal Aeronautical Society Headquarters

Thursday 28th of June 2018

19:00 - 19:45

Amy Johnson Named Lecture 2018
28 June 2018
No.4 Hamilton Place, London
This years Amy Johnson Named Lecture speaker will be AVM Sue Gray from The Royal Air Force.
The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception from 19:00 until 19:45.

Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

Monday 5th of November 2018

18:00 - 22:00

Birmingham

Friday 21st of June 2019

09:00 - 17:00

Join us for the third edition of this annual conference which looks at solutions to employing women in engineering and encouraging girls to consider STEM subjects.

Guildhall

Saturday 22nd of June 2019

10:00 - 13:30

Nationwide

Sunday 23rd of June 2019

00:00 - 23:59

​​International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry.

University of Surrey

Wednesday 11th of December 2019

17:30 - 19:30

Dr Jess Wade is an enthusiastic scientist, Wikipedian, high profile campaigner and inspiring role model for young people. Jess has worked tirelessly to promote gender equality in STEM. Amongst many prizes and honours for her work on promoting diversity, she was recently awarded a British Empire medal.

Nationwide

Tuesday 23rd of June 2020

00:00 - 23:59

​​International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry.

London

Tuesday 23rd of June 2020

09:00 - 16:00

A full programme of competitive activities for Year 9 and 10 students, centred around STEM and various exciting fields of engineering.

Online

Tuesday 23rd of June 2020

10:00 - 18:00

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, Arm and Fire Tech joined forces to close STEM’s gender gap!

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