Womens Engineering Society: Inspiring women as engineers, scientists and technical leaders

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The Women's Engineering Society is a charity and a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development. Working in partnership, we campaign to encourage women to participate and achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders. Why not JOIN US.

International Women in Engineering Day is co-ordinated by the Women's Engineering Society and takes place on 23 June annually. See the impact of the day in 2016 here and watch our Pushing Boundaries video:

Get Connected - WES Annual Conference 2017 is this 12 May at UCL in London. Registration is now open

WES Student Conference, 18-19 November 2016
The annual student conference was a resounding success. For testimonials from the students that attended click here

MentorSET - our one-to-one mentoring scheme for women in STEM is back. We are recruiting mentors from all career stages. Sign up now.

Engaging girls - our web space that aims to convey the message that engineering is in everything, based on our research and Cupcake poster.

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Have a look and see how you can help WES. Volunteer and build your CV!

Calling all students!  Could you help promote WES at your University?  Email us now for copies of our journal to distribute at your University or College, and set up a WES Affiliated Student Group.


Join WES as a Company Member to support your technical women, demonstrate your support of gender equality in the workplace, or sponsor a WES project, programme or award. Share good practice with other employers. See our Corporate Supporters here.

Or, if you have jobs to advertise, see our new Jobs section.

Find out more about supporting WES

Donate to WES or make a payment

If you wish to make a donation to WES or have a payment to make, including one-off membership fees, you can now pay online.  For individual memberships Join online here. Please email Jacqui Hawkes at corporates@wes.org.uk to join WES as a Corporate, SME or Education partner.

WES Associates

WES works in conjunction with other similar organisations who share our goals. See the list of our Associates here.

MentorSET logo

MentorSET is our successful mentoring scheme to help women working in STEM is back. It provides independent mentors who understand the challenges faced and who can provide support and advice. For more information, view the MentorSET website here.

WES Partners & Sponsors

We are grateful for the support of the WES Partners shown below:

Arcadis logo

Bureau Veritas

Matchtech logo

Transport for London



FM Global

UCL logo



University of Wolverhampton

Konica Minolta

RAF College Cranwell




Uni Edinburgh


Our supporters