Tickets are now available for the WES conference to celebrate National Women in Engineering Day on 23 June. Aimed at businesses, this conference will set out the reasons why diversity in engineering is so important, and what can be done to improve the situation. Tickets are available now.
Speakers include Jenny Willott MP (pictured); Professor John Perkins, BIS; Allan Cook, Chair of Atkins, Selex ES, BIS; Meg Munn MP; Frances Saunders, President of Institute of Physics; Ruth Spellman, CEO of WEA; Dr Peter Bonfield, CEO of BRE; Dervilla Mitchell, Director at Arup; Nina Skorupska, CEO of REA; Gareth Humphreys, MBDA; Barry Brooks, President of IET; Paula Gwinnett, JCB UTC; Katie Perry, CEO of Daphne Jackson Trust; Polly Williams, The Royal Society; Dr Carol Marsh from WES; Helen Wollaston from WISE; Dr Ellie Cosgrove from ScienceGrrl; Dr Pat Morton from WISET; and Anne-Marie Imafidon from Stemettes.
The event will mark part of the celebrations for National Women in Engineering Day. Resource packs are available for anyone interested in organising another event to celebrate National Women in Engineering Day from the WES office, which include stickers for students, careers information, ideas for activities, statistics and more. Take a look at the NWED website for further ideas about how you can get involved - whether you are an educator, a company or an individual - and a list of events that are already being planned - www.nwed.org.uk.
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