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Women in Science

Women in Science Photographs
Women in Science and Engineering

WISE Women in Science & Engineering

Promoting female talent in science, engineering and technology from classroom to boardroom

Women's Engineering Society

WES Women Engineering Society

Inspiring women to achieve their potential as engineers, scientists and technical leaders

Athena Swan Logo

Athena SWAN

AS Charter is a recognition scheme for UK universities and their science, engineering and technology (SET) departments

The Women Engineer WISE News, articles and events

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE)

Dedicated to promoting women engineers & scientists and inspiring girls to a career in engineering

Science Grrl TN

Science Grrl

Broad-based, grassroots organisation celebrating and supporting women in science

Dragonfly EDT

EDT Dragonfly

The largest provider of STEM activities for UK youth. Dragonfly- Inspiring girls to study Engineering at University


IET - Institution of Engineering & Technology

The IET Women's Network aims to provide a means of support to help women in their career and achieve aspirations.


Women in Science Research Network (WISRNet)

A cross-disciplinary network of academics, archivists and practising scientists promoting participation of women in learned scientific societies, from the early 19th century to current times.


IOP - Institute of Physics- Women in Physics Group

Our committee aims to reflect the varied careers of women physicists in industry, commerce, academia, teaching and research

The Girls' Network TN

The Girls' Network

Our mission is to open up a world of possibility to girls from the least advantaged communities by connecting them with a network of positive female role models who inspire and empower them to thrive



Bringing Engineering to Girls. For today and the future.

Robogals UK, a unique student-led volunteering initiative, was set up with the aim of increasing female enrolment in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) courses at universities
Elite Eng UK

Elite Engineering UK

Aims to boost the number of talented young people who wish to pursue careers in engineering

Tomorrow's Engineer

Tomorrow’s Engineers

Information and resources about the amazing careers in engineering. Also run a schools programme to help inspire the next generation of engineers

Useful Resources

Britain’s got talented female engineers. Successful women in engineering: A careers research study Led by Atkins in partnership with Royal Academy of Engineering, BP and Rolls Royce.  Sept 2013

Women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics: a strategy for Scotland - April 2012 The Royal Society of Edinburgh

Why aren't engineering firms employing more women? Girls are missing out on jobs  The UKRC – WISE report reviewed the evidence and recommendations from 29 recent research reports and has come up with 8 practical suggestions for a new approach

The UKRC's UK Statistics Guide on Women in Science, Engineering, Technology and the Built Environment 2010 WISE -Women in Science and Engineering - Data analysis using a conceptual framework for gender segregation in SET.

UKRC - WISE Research Reports - a selection of reports regarding women in STEM


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