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Events in 2024

Women in Engineering Network (WiN) International Women in Engineering Day celebration

Monday 17 June, 13.00-15.30, City and Guilds Building, Concourse Level 2 (Lobby area), South Kensington Campus

A panel discussion featuring:

  • Dr Claudia Natanson MBE - Interim CEO/Chair Board of Trustees, UK Cyber Security Council
  • Pallavi Mahajan - Corporate VP and General Manager Datacenter and AI, Intel
  • Lucy Quist (MBA, CEng, BEng) Financial Services & Telecommunications Executive, Board NED, Author
  • Shiri Mosenzon Erez - Former Chief Product Officer, Ocado Technology
  • Pooja Bagga - CIO, The Guardian

The panel was followed by a Q&A hosted by Professor Julie McCann, Faculty Ambassador for Women and Vice-Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Engineering.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering International Women in Engineering Day: Alison Irvine, Transport Scotland

Tuesday 2 July, 12.00-13.00, Lecture Theatre 201, Skempton Building, South Kensington Campus

Alison will share her experience in forging a career as a woman in a male dominated industry, the challenges and barriers she has faced, how she coped with these and learned from them. She will highlight the attitudes encountered, both positive and negative, and how these have influenced and shaped her values and principles as a leader. Alison will also reflect on the changes she has seen within engineering during her career, as well as sharing her thoughts on what the future may hold for women in engineering.

Alison will draw on her experience from her time with the Scottish Government, Transport Scotland, the development of the new National Transport Strategy, the transport aspects of the Climate Change Plan and setting the investment priorities for transport across Scotland through the second Strategic Transport Projects Review.