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International Women in Engineering Day

On 23rd June 2020, International Women in Engineering Day celebrates all the amazing female engineers who #ShapeTheWorld, whose expertise pushes boundaries, challenges the status quo and provides inspiration for young engineers in the making. Female engineers need continuous support to grow their careers and forge a path for others to follow. Take your pick from these everywomanNetwork resources, free to access throughout June. #INWED20

 

SHORT ARTICLEs

Shrouk El-Attar on changing the world through engineering

Since September 2018, Shrouk El-Attar has worked as an electronic design engineer at British company, Renishaw. In 2019, she was one of just six women from across the UK shortlisted in the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer awards.

Shortcut keys: five career boosters by Facebook’s Engineering Lead

Whether you’re growing a career in tech, or a completely different field, don’t miss these insights from Lila Papadoperaki.

A day in the life of Vidya Laxman - Tesco's Engineering Director

Growing up in Bangalore, Vidya Laxman defied cultural expectations to study computer engineering.

5 Emirati women shaping the future of engineering

With a looming skills shortage in the STEM industries, the race is on for young Emirati females to study science, maths, engineering and technology at the educational institutions now open to women.

Why we need more female talent in engineering, and how women can thrive in the industry

There’s no doubt that the engineering industry is an exciting place to work: after all, what could be more satisfying than designing and producing innovative new products that can make a real difference to the world?

To be it, you must see it

Why diversity is key to improving life-changing technology.

 

SHORT VIDEOS

Tracy Weir on role models

Tracy Weir's experience with role models might be an unusual one as she mostly had male role models.

Nicola Pattimore on the impact of role models

Nicola Pattimore, Group HR Director at Equiniti discusses how role models and learning and development can have an impact on the progression of women in business.

Melanie Eusebe on being confident, female role models & managing stress

Melanie Eusebe talks intimately with us, recalling how illness actually became the most pivotal moment in her career and the female role models that have inspired her to "turn passion into profit".

 

WORKBOOK

Role models: Finding them, becoming one

Role models are talked about often in business and they’re key to progression. In this workbook, we start by looking at the influence of early role models and explore what makes a good role model. We advise how to find and access role models both in real life and virtually before looking at how you can pay it forward and become a role model to inspire others.

 

30 MINUTE WEBINARS

Fireside chat with Roni Savage - A masterclass in successfully challenging the status quo

In this inspirational discussion, we heard from NatWest everywoman award winner Roni Savage – a rare female CEO operating in the male dominated construction industry.

How to lead as a woman in a male dominated environment

In this webinar you will learn:

  • how and why men communicate, think, and do the things they do.
  • how to navigate some common challenges facing women in the workplace.
  • the power of both masculine and feminine energy and how to use both to your advantage