Womens Engineering Society: Inspiring women as engineers, scientists and technical leaders

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  • WES Wins a WISE Award!

    We're over the moon to share the exciting news that WES has won an award at the WISE Awards 2015! Finding ourselves in a strongly contended category with Babcock and SSE; we managed to pip them to the post to win the Network Rail sponsored WISE Campaign Award.

Latest newsletter - November 2015


Events coming up

The Women's Engineering Society is a professional, not-for-profit network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development. Working in partnership, we campaign to encourage women to participate and achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders. Why not JOIN US.

National Women in Engineering Day Congratulations to everyone involved in #nwed 2015. Save the date for 2016 - 23 June. See the impact of the day here and watch our Pushing Boundaries video:

 WES Student Conference, 20-21 November
The annual student conference is fast approaching. Check out the student conference 2014 overview here, and book your place asap:

MentorSET - our one-to-one mentoring scheme for women in STEM is back. We are now looking for our first batch of mentors and mentees. Sign up now.

Engaging girls - our web space that aims to convey the message that engineering is in everything, based on our research and Cupcake poster.

Join WES

Join WES online here


Have a look and see how you can help WES in 2015. Volunteer and build your CV!

Calling all students!  Could you help promote WES at your University?  Email us now for copies of our journal to distribute at your University or College, and set up a WES Affiliated Student Group.


Join WES as a Company Member to support your technical women, demonstrate your support of gender equality in the workplace, or sponsor a WES project, programme or award. Share good practice with other employers. See our Corporate Supporters here.

Or, if you have jobs to advertise, see our new Jobs section.

Find out more about supporting WES

Donate to WES or make a payment

If you wish to make a donation to WES or have a payment to make, including one-off membership fees, you can now pay online Join online here.

WES Associates

WES works in conjunction with other similar organisations who share our goals. See the list of our Associates here.

MentorSET logo

MentorSET is our successful mentoring scheme to help women working in STEM is back. It provides independent mentors who understand the challenges faced and who can provide support and advice. For more information, view the MentorSET website here.

WES Partners & Sponsors

Bureau VeritasMatchtech logo

Transport for London



FM GlobalUCL logo



Wednesday 28th October
The Graduate Engineer Show, Derby

Wednesday 4th November
WES Prestige Lecture: Bridges of the Past, Present and Future, London

Presidential Blog

Read what WES President Benita Mehra gets up to via this monthly blog.

She's an Engineer

This is Elizabeth PadmosShe's an Engineer.

Elizabeth Padmos

Featured Blog or Videos


Tell us what you do and why you do it here.

Featured Company Case Study

Is your Company doing some great work that you would like us to feature?

See what Instron are doing here.

WES Event Partners

BAE Systems


Dialogue Semicondutor

Read more about becoming a WES Event Partner here.

WES Partners & Sponsors

We are grateful for the support of the WES Company Members shown below.

DP World London Gateway


Malvern Instruments

National Grid




Royal Academy of Engineering


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Our supporters