Today is International Women in Engineering Day, where we are looking towards the future, focusing on the inventors and innovators who will create change for good.
International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) was born in 2017 to enable the celebration of women in engineering.
#inwed is led by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) which was founded in 1919 at the end of the First World War. WES was formed when women who had been employed in technical fields found it difficult, if not impossible, to continue working as engineers. A change in the law returned these women engineers to the home just as their sisters were admitted into the civil service and legal professions.
WES has worked tirelessly for over a hundred years to ensure equality for women in engineering. Today WES’ mission is to support women in engineering to fulfil their potential and support the engineering industry to be inclusive.
CCGI are celebrating this wonderful team this week working in Wales to facilitate the regeneration of the public transport system.