International Women In Engineering Day - 23 June 2022

This collection of resources supports the International Women in Engineering Day, and provides some case studies of women working in engineering roles, and highlights some career opportunities. There are also resources which discuss gender stereotyping in the classroom.

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Abbie Hutty - ExoMars Delivery Manager

Abbie is an engineer working at Airbus Defence and Space.  She is in charge of ensuring that all the parts of the ExoMars Rover come together on time and to the right specification. 

Abbie sets two challenges for students: to write an algorithm for a rover to avoid rocks on a grid and to come up with ideas...

Born to Engineer

In response to the shortage of trained engineers, the ERA Foundation launched Born to Engineer, a campaign to inspire young people to become the engineers of the future. At the heart of the campaign is a series of high quality short films, each featuring an engineer with an inspiring story. The Born to Engineer...

Pushing Boundaries: Women In Engineering

Follow Women’s Engineering Society’s president Dawn Bonfield on her journey looking at some incredible and inspiring stories of female engineers past and present. ...

Yes We Can!

This activity book aims to show young children some of the jobs in engineering, science, technology and construction that anyone can do. It contains various short activities including colouring, matching, spot the difference based around various jobs and a story featuring Ruby the Roofer. The characters in this...

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