The WES Annual Conference heads to Birmingham
The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) Annual Conference is just around the corner, bringing together women and allies from all engineering disciplines for a two-day conference.
Returnships could get women back on the career ladder
In the wake of a survey revealing just how many obstacles women face, the Women's Engineering Society (WES) and others have called on Vince Cable to introduce returnship schemes for women engineers who have taken maternity or career breaks. The 'Women in STEM Are you In or Out' survey carried out last year pointed to a number of serious barriers which prevent women returning to the engineering sector, and with such a serious skills shortage on th...
Female engineer awarded for work in 3D-printing
At the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year awards ceremony, Lucy Ackland, who works for Renishaw in Staffordshire, was awarded the Women's Engineering Society (WES) prize for her ground breaking work in 3D-printing.