International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED20) takes place annually on 23 June. The theme of this year's event is 'Shape The World', and while this year will be a bit different, creative (and budding) engineers are being asked to help spread the word and celebrate all the good things women engineers do.
Whether that’s using the International Women in Engineering Day resources to make a splash, sharing a Selfie Card on social or taking part virtually in a planned event or activity, everyone can help #ShapeTheWorld together!
Women (and men) all over the globe can act to raise the profile of women engineers and encourage more people to consider engineering as a profession for all. The Women’s Engineering Society is this year working in partnership with the UK National Commission for UNESCO to make the day a success.
Tim Sainty, Membership Director of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) said, “The CIPHE promotes the plumbing and heating industry as a viable career path for all, regardless of gender, race or religion. We have long supported female engineers and the value they bring to the industry and it’s very much a two way street. The CIPHE, without doubt, benefited from the influence of former President, Tracey Richardson, both in her presidential year and in her role on the board of Trustees.”
To get involved in this year’s event use the hashtags #INWED20 #ShapeTheWorld on social media and visit the International Women In Engineering Day website to download resources and find out more at http://www.inwed.org.uk/