Get involved with International Women in Engineering Day
International Women in Engineering Day takes place annually on 23 June and aims to raise the profile of the amazing career opportunities open to females in this vast and varied industry.
Organised by the Women’s Engineering Society, this year’s theme is “Raising the Bar”. As 2018 is the Year of Engineering, this year’s International Women in Engineering Day is sure to be bigger and better than ever.
How you can get involved
There are plenty of ways you can get involved and play a part in inspiring the next generation.
The International Women in Engineering Day resource pack is full of event ideas and suggestions for how you can celebrate.
Invite a STEM Ambassador into your school or college
There are more than 30,000 STEM Ambassadors around the UK, who work for more than 2,500 different employers. They voluntarily offer their time and enthusiasm to bring STEM subjects and careers to life for young people.
Hear from STEM Ambassadors in the engineering industry
- Engineering success: cycling the way to Olympic Gold
- Learn, earn and train: the benefits of being a STEM Ambassador and an apprentice
Attend a placement in an engineering industry
Described as professionally life-changing, STEM Insight placements provide a unique opportunity for education staff to experience life in a modern industry or a leading university.
Hear about one teacher’s experience
Bring engineering into your STEM Club
STEM Clubs can ignite an interest in STEM subjects, allowing all involved to explore STEM subjects in innovative and inventive ways outside the curriculum. They can be a fantastic way of inspiring young people with the world of engineering.
Our website is home to resources, guidance and top tips to support you in bringing engineering to life.
Year of Engineering
2018 is the Year of Engineering and aims to show young people what a career in engineering can hold. From resources to design challenges, there are plenty of ways that engineering can enrich the subject you teach.