WISE’s annual Awards recognise inspiring individuals and organisations who are actively working to promote STEM to girls and women and drive change.
In her welcome speech, HRH, The Princess Royal, said the WISE goal of reaching 1 million women in STEM was within reach if employers could recruit just half of the 200,000 thousand girls estimated to be studying STEM subjects. She also said it was very important to continue to encourage girls to be curious and explore the opportunities opened by science, technology and engineering.
Awards shine a light on women’s contribution to science, technology and engineering
The Awards which recognised the outstanding contributions of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) at a glittering ceremony in London with Royal Patron of WISE, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and 500 guests.
HRH The Princess Royal honours trail-blazing women and men in science, technology and engineering.
Eight women, one company and one man were recognised tonight for their outstanding contributions to gender balance in science, technology and engineering at a glittering ceremony in the Grand Connaught Rooms, London with HRH The Princess Royal and 500 guests.
Championing diversity in STEM
This year’s WISE Awards, held on November 12 at a gala dinner in central London, coincided with the 40th anniversary of the Sex Discrimination Act being passed in the UK. At the event, WISE called upon the UK Government to intensify its efforts to increase diversity in STEM fields and raise the percentage of women in the STEM workforce from 14% to 30% by 2020.
Women in science and engineering celebrated at 2014 WISE Awards
Nine role models championing the cause of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics were presented with a national award by HRH The Princess Royal last night in a glittering ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of the WISE Campaign...
WISE Awards celebrate inspirational female talent
WOMEN in Science, Technology and Engineering were recognised for their contribution to industry and innovation at a glittering awards ceremony in London last night (Nov 2013)...
Be someone who makes a difference
The 2012 WISE Awards in association with Amey, is a celebration of the considerable female talent that we, the UK, have in science, engineering, technology and the built environment.