San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors (RICS) are pleased to invite you to a diversity event and discussion on 23rd June to celebrate National Women in Engineering Day (NWED).
NWED is a national campaign created by Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to raise the profile and celebrate the achievements of women in engineering.
The event will take place at the Turing lecture theatre at the IET Savoy Place facilities from 18:30 and will be followed by a drinks reception. Registration will be from 18:00. **Please be sure to register, using the professional engineering institution that you belong to**
- Moderator - Antony Oliver, Former Editor of the New Civil Engineer and Infrastructure Intelligence
- Alison Baptiste, Director Strategy & Investment at Environment Agency
- Dawn Bonfield, CEO WES, founder of NWED
- Sarah Haslam, Powertrain Engineering Manager at Ford Motor Company
- Steve Morriss, CEO Europe, Middle East, India and Africa at AECOM
At this event, a series of topics to engage both the panellists and the audience members will be discussed. Some of the proposed topics of discussion will include; the importance of quotas in improving gender equality and the benefits/disadvantages of positive discrimination. As our panellists are influential figures in their respective industries, it is hoped that this lively discussion will be both thought provoking and will give the audience a platform to engage and listen to reasoned arguments.
A big thank you to our corporate sponsors who have contributed to make this event possible!
When & Where
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
The IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, with more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role of science, engineering and technology in the world.