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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 

LivWiSE News, articles and events

STEM Women - introduce inspiring graduate employers to our STEM Women communities through graduate careers events, job board, sourcing and digital marketing services. We are proud to help contribute to a more diverse and inclusive STEM workforce of the future.

Women in STEM 

Women in STEM - showcasing the different opportunities for women in the STEM sector, whilst also trying to bridge the stereotypes of STEM subjects – with the ultimate goal being to close the gender gap

Ada Lovelace Day 11 October

Finding Ada - celebrate Ada Lovelace Day on 11 October every year, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).  Follow on Twitter or Facebook, or subscribe to our newsletter to be kept up to date


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


The largest provider of STEM activities for UK youth. 


IET - Institution of Engineering & Technology

Women in Engineering online Exhibition



IOP - Institute of Physics- Women in Physics Group

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

The Girls' Network TN

The Girls' Network

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

American Mathematical Society

Celebrating women mathematicians. 

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

Fabulous poster promoting Women in Maths, produced by Julia Munch PhD, University of Liverpool 2023,EDI,Poster,Competition,-,Julia,Munch.pdf 

The latest reports and statistics on women in STEM, from the WISE campaign

STEM identity Resources for Women and Girls (USA)

Women in STEM statistics and reports 2022 

EngineeringUK briefing: Gender disparity in engineering. 2017/18

Women in Engineering - fixing the talent pipeline IPPR Report Sept2014

STEM learning resources for ideas and inspiration


LivWiSE Guest Speakers

We've been very lucky to have had fantastic guest speakers who have shared their passion for STEM and continue to inspire us:

Engineer Roma Agrawal has produced fascinating books. The latest 'Nuts & Bolts - small inventions that changed the world in a big way', podcasts and fun, bite-size civil engineering demos

Physicist and Engineer Laurie Winkless has two great books ' Science in the City' and 'Sticky - the secret science of surfaces'

Engineer Angela Saini has produced awarding books, examining and questioning science and society

Nanotechnologist and Materials Engineer Dr Michelle Dickinson has created Nanogirl - events and activities for Teachers and children to inspire, educate and empower through STEM

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