We celebrated International Women in Engineering Day www.inwed.org.uk on Friday 23rd June 2017.

INWED17International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to focus attention on the amazing career opportunities in technical roles for girls, and to allow us to celebrate the achievements of our outstanding women engineers.

The EEE Department joined in on social media, posting fun photographs of our EEE community to celebrate the event with the hashtag #INWED17, and building a gallery of women engineering heroes and supporters. But the serious message behind the day is that the engineering and technology workforce in the UK still comprises less then 10% women, which contributes to a skills shortage and a gender pay gap. There is a real need to promote engineering as an exciting, inclusive, and rewarding career for women, and to highlight the diverse opportunities that exist for women as engineering and technology professionals.

This year the sub-theme for the event was #MenAsAllies, acknowledging the valued support from men. Working together we want to ensure that there are no barriers to study and careers in the sector. 

Roll call: The Superhero Gallery!

Name: Kristel Fobelets

Kristel Fobelets

Name: Kristel Fobelets
POWER: Silicon Strength

Name: Stepan Lucyszyn

Stepan

Name: Stepan Lucyszyn
POWER: Infrared Vision

Name: Helen, EIE 4

Helen

Name: Helen, EIE 4
POWER: Mega-Punch

Name: Prof Tim Green

Tim Green

Name: Prof Tim Green
POWER: Renewability

Name: Belen, EEE 4

Belen

Name: Belen, EEE 4
POWER: Super Sensor

Name: Tom, EEE3

Tom Harley

Name: Tom, EEE3
POWER: Laser cutting

Name: Esther Perea

Esther Perea

Name: Esther Perea
POWER: Design Awesomeness

Name: Imad Jaimoukha

Imad

Name: Imad Jaimoukha
POWER: Ultimate Control

Name: Eniola, Mwana, Zoe

Eniola, Mwana, Zoe

Name: Eniola, Mwana, Zoe
POWER: Super Information Retention; Super Conductor; Super Survival

Name: Javier Barria

Javier

Name: Javier Barria
POWER: Super Networker

Name: Ella, EEE 4

Ella

Name: Ella, EEE 4
POWER: Super Dancer

Name: Pepe & Giorgia Communications & Signal Processing

Pepe and Giorgia

Name: Pepe & Giorgia Communications & Signal Processing
POWER: Super Communicators

Name: Xinqiao, EIE3

Xinqiao

Name: Xinqiao, EIE3
POWER: Super Imager

Name: Paul Mitcheson

Paul M

Name: Paul Mitcheson
POWER: Mega Power Transfer

Name: Trisha Adjei

Trisha

Name: Trisha Adjei
POWER: Soldering On

Name: Andy Paice

Andy paice

Name: Andy Paice
POWER: Super Facilitator

Name: Julia, EIE4

Julia

Name: Julia, EIE4
POWER: Super Sense Guider

Name: Hisham Maarki

Hisham

Name: Hisham Maarki
POWER: Super Storer

Name: Alina, EEE 4

Alina

Name: Alina, EEE 4
POWER: Mega Athlete

Name: Danny Harvey

Danny

Name: Danny Harvey
POWER: Super Creative

Name: Jocelyn, EEE3

Jocelyn

Name: Jocelyn, EEE3
POWER: Mega Image Processor

Calum Macleod

Calum

Calum Macleod
POWER: Super Mediator

Name: Vidhya Sridhar

Vidhya

Name: Vidhya Sridhar
POWER: Antenna Array Magic!

Name: Mike Brookes

Mike

Name: Mike Brookes
POWER: Super Eavesdropper

Name: Belen, EIE2

Belen

Name: Belen, EIE2
POWER: Super AI

Name: Deniz Gunduz

Deniz

Name: Deniz Gunduz
POWER: Super Information Securer

Name: Sangeetha, EIE 4

Sangeetha

Name: Sangeetha, EIE 4

Name: Goran Strbac

Goran

Name: Goran Strbac
POWER: Green Energy

Name: Joan O'Brien (Wonder Woman!)

Joan

Name: Joan O'Brien (Wonder Woman!)
POWER: Super Purchaser

Name: Andre EEE3

Andre

Name: Andre EEE3
POWER: Super Mindreader

Names: Bethany, Belen & Ella

Bethany

Names: Bethany, Belen & Ella
POWERS: Super EEE 4th Years!

Name: Bahar, Communications & Signal Processing

Bahar

Name: Bahar, Communications & Signal Processing
POWER: Super Communicator!