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How will you support International Women in Engineering Day?

How will you support International Women in Engineering Day?

 May 31, 2017

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Taking place annually on 23 June, International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) celebrates the achievements of outstanding women engineers, and aims to inspire a new generation of females entering the profession.

‚ÄčInternational 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.

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We'll soon be celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2019 as we celebrate women engineers transforming the future, and we shine a spotlight on the employers nurturing and supporting their careers. Join us online soon!


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Supporting International Women in Engineering Day

Many companies including AECOM, Schneider ElectricEaton, ArcadisUniversity of SheffieldRio TintoAmazon, F5, Diageo and more celebrate their women engineers via a range of exciting events, workshops, live broadcasts and social media campaigns.

International Women in Engineering Day

Women make up around 12% of the engineering sector in the UK

With a large skills gap looming and the need for a more diverse workforce, it has never been more important to inspire and encourage more people, especially women, to choose a career in engineering.

By supporting and participating in International Women in Engineering Day. you are helping to:

  • celebrate women in engineering (and allied sectors) across the globe
  • raise the profile and awareness of women in STEM, engineering and allied sectors
  • demonstrate a commitment to diversity
  • inspire future generations

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Search and apply for some of the best engineering jobs around with progressive employers who support women's careers - from early career options, through to experienced professionals and women retrurners, to executive engineering-related roles. 


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