International Women in Engineering Day 2017

June 23 2017  

International Women in Engineering Day 2017
Today is International Women in Engineering Day #INWED2017, an awareness campaign to celebrate the achievements of outstanding women in engineering and the transportation sector. The day also focuses on the amazing careers available for girls in engineering. 
 
CIHT have celebrated INWED by showcasing a number of our female members who work within engineering and the transportation sector. Take a look through our Women in Transportation gallery to see some of the inspiring reasons why CIHT members chose careers in the industry.
 
To help celebrate and to get involved, keep your eyes on the CIHT LinkedIn and Twitter accounts. 
  
Sue Percy Chief Executive, CIHT said:
 
“Today CIHT and our members will take part in a number of activities around the country. We are a supporter of International Women in Engineering Day, it is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the important role played by women in engineering and the sector. Through collaborating in campaigns such as this, we at CIHT are playing our part in highlighting the various opportunities available for women in the industry.”
 
CIHT have also produced a series of podcasts supporting International Women in Engineering Day. The podcasts explore topics such as how best to recruit to attract more women in engineering, the importance of STEM Ambassadors and whether universities should reconsider entry requirements for engineering degrees. To listen to the podcasts, click here
 
For more information on International Women in Engineering Day 2017, please click here.
 
 

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