Today is International Women in Engineering Day, a celebration of the amazing work that women engineers around the world do every day and a chance to inspire anyone who might consider a career in engineering.
This year’s theme is Engineering Heroes and to mark this international day we have shone a spotlight on some of our own Engineering Heroes, those women in DE&S who have made an impact on the organisation, their field of work, colleagues and wider society.
Nominated by senior DE&S colleagues, more than 15 DE&S Engineering Heroes have been profiled in a new publication designed to inspire and support anyone who might want to be an engineer in the future.
Jo Osburn, DE&S Gender Champion, said:
“DE&S is committed to ensuring we can overcome gender disparity, increase the rates of female engineers in the organisation and grow an inclusive engineering culture, which enables everyone to reach their potential. International Women in Engineering Day is a great opportunity to celebrate those women paving the way in engineering and I hope that their stories will act as an inspiration for others.”
As part of the celebrations a series of events has also been held this week which has seen inspirational speakers joining colleagues in DE&S to talk about their area of expertise and experiences.
Read about our DE&S Engineering Heroes.