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Helena Rivers named one of most influential women in engineering

Helena Rivers named one of most influential women in engineering
Helena Rivers, Director at AECOM and Fellow and Trustee at the Institution of Mechnical Engineers (IMechE) has been announced as one of the top 100 Most Influential Women in the Engineering Sector. The list, produced by board appointments firm Inclusive Boards in partnership with the Financial Times, was officially released at the Inclusive Boards: Women in Engineering Leadership Conference on October 22nd.
24th October 2019

Female STEM workers face same challenges as Ada Lovelace

Female STEM workers face same challenges as Ada Lovelace
This year Ada Lovelace Day fell on Tuesday 8th October, and female STEM workers of today are facing the same challenges she did 200 years ago. Originally founded in 2009 by technologist Suw Charman-Anderson, the day celebrates the achievements of women in STEM careers, and was created in memory of one standout individual: Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer.
11th October 2019

Nuclear engineer urges girls to solve engineering challenges

Nuclear engineer urges girls to solve engineering challenges
Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering Dr Dame Sue Ion DBE FREng FRS will urge young women to take up a career in engineering to help address the world’s greatest challenges, when she gives the autumn term Principal’s Lecture at Cheltenham Ladies’ College on Saturday 12 October 2019.
11th October 2019


Engineering that creates a legacy for future generations

Engineering that creates a legacy for future generations
Having shown an aptitude for maths all her life, it was a natural fit for Sophie Harker, Senior Engineer in Flight Control Systems at BAE Systems, to take the STEM path in life, but it was a little trip to the US that proved the defining moment in her journey. Electronic Specifier’s Anna Flockett caught up with Harker after she was named as the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award.
11th October 2019

Cathy Newman to host SOE Women in Engineering event

Cathy Newman to host SOE Women in Engineering event
Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman will host a SOE Women in Engineering event in London this November, which will see panellists from across the engineering world will convene in London to discuss the role of schools in promoting positive messages about modern, cutting-edge engineering and career opportunities within engineering-related sectors.
3rd October 2019

Helen Sharman sounds the climate alarm with Ørsted

Helen Sharman sounds the climate alarm with Ørsted
Ørsted is partnering with Helen Sharman, the first British astronaut in space, in a bid to encourage people to take action on climate change. Space Safari, a 360° VR project launching today, blasts the user into space and gives them a unique view over planet Earth from hundreds of kilometres away. 
25th September 2019

Celebrating increased diversities in STEM industries

Celebrating increased diversities in STEM industries
Sulzer strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, diverse and empowering working environment. This has been recognised by the Empowering Women in Industry awards in the nomination of six of Sulzer’s employees as finalists across nine of the eleven categories. The conference and awards gala, taking place on 26th September in Chicago, IL, US, celebrates the excellence of female professionals in a male-dominated industry to promote gender equality.
25th September 2019

Partnership to encourage more women into tech

Partnership to encourage more women into tech
Ideagen, the Nottingham-headquartered, global software firm, is teaming up with one of the top academies in Nottingham, Nottingham Girls’ Academy, as it looks to raise career prospects for women who want a career in technology. The Ruddington-based company has joined with Nottingham Girls’ Academy as part of the ‘Ideagen Women in Tech’ programme.
10th September 2019

Girls close the gender skills gap following GCSE exam results

Girls close the gender skills gap following GCSE exam results
Here at Electronic Specifier we are always keen to champion female engineers and to highlight the growing skills gap in STEM related subjects, made worse by the significant gender disparity in technology, science and maths.
23rd August 2019

What does a successful woman look like?

What does a successful woman look like?
For years now women have had big battles to fight when it comes to equality, and have in more recent times have really been showing that everything men can do, women can too. We discuss regularly in this column, about the struggles women face in the engineering and technology industry, and it is nice to see so many events and organisations doing their bit for women.
21st August 2019


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