Region: Yorkshire & the Humber,Young Professional Network

Date: Monday 21 May
Time: 16.45 onwards
Venue: WYCA, Wellington House, 40-50 Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 2DE

Booking: Via EventBrite HERE or register your interest below.

CIHT Careers Toolkit

Are you interested in volunteering to become a CIHT STEM Ambassador? Would you like to know more about CIHT’s Careers Toolkit and inspire the next generation into the exciting range of transport careers?
CIHT Yorkshire and the Humber are holding a joint CIHT STEM Ambassador event with STEM Learning in Leeds City Centre on Monday 21 May.

This event provides an opportunity to meet with active members of the CIHT Yorkshire and Humber Committee and Young Professionals Group, and to hear more about how you can play a key role in engaging future generations of transport professionals!


Confirmed Speakers:

  • Andy Burton - Chair, CIHT Yorkshire & the Humber
  • Joanne Waddington - CIHT STEM Ambassador
  • Becca Knowles - Head of Network and Engagement, STEM Learning

Becca has led the network at STEM Learning for the last four years. This includes leading Teacher development through 46 Science Learning Partnerships and student enrichment and inspiration activities through 19 STEM Ambassador Hubs.  The network works with 20,000 teachers and 30,000 STEM Ambassador volunteers impacting annually on over 4 million young people.

She started her career working in secondary schools across Yorkshire.  She has 24 years' experience as a chemistry teacher, head of science and senior leader with a specialism in workforce development and leadership.  Becca is keen to support schools in challenging circumstances and has herself worked in Bradford, Oldham and Leeds.


Event Programme:

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • About STEM Learning and STEM Ambassadors
  • Presenting the CIHT Careers Toolkit
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Q&A session


Note: There are a limited number of spaces so we ask that you please register your interest via the form below, or register via the Eventbrite page.

Any questions should be directed to

  1. Registered interest below:
  2. Are you a STEM Ambassador? *

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