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Advice for women in engineering: Be yourself, but be yourself very well – Dana Skelley OBE, Director of Strategy and Operational Excellence at Skanska

Dana Skelley OBE, Director of Strategy and Operational Excellence at Skanska, is a Chartered Civil Engineer with an MBA and 30 years’ contribution to the highways and transportation sector inspiring people, stakeholders and partners through continuous improvement and change. Her role focuses on driving operational excellence to continuously improve performance across its infrastructure portfolio, whilst […]

Raising awareness of careers in fire engineering to help protect people, property and the environment – Lynsey Seal, Joint Head of the London Fire Brigade Fire Engineering Group

Lynsey Seal is joint head of the London Fire Brigade Fire Engineering Group, where she oversees six full time fire engineers in her role, and her team is expanding. The Fire Engineering Group is part of our Fire Safety Department and they act as internal consultants to fire safety colleagues and other departments within the […]

Developing a global engineering skill set by getting hands-on as you earn while you learn – Robyn Clarke, Trainee Quality Assurance Engineer at Toyota Manufacturing UK

Robyn Clarke joined Toyota Manufacturing UK in September 2011, training as a maintenance apprentice whilst taking part in the Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme until September 2015. Following on from her apprenticeship, Robyn went on to study for a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in engineering (run in-house at Toyota). Robyn progressed to the role of trainee Quality […]

INWED 2018 is almost upon us: Engineers from around the world assemble to highlight dynamic career options for women in engineering – Kirsten Bodley, Chief Executive of the Women’s Engineering Society

Kirsten Bodley is the chief executive of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) and prior to this was chief executive of STEMNET. She has had a varied career before this including roles in industry and consultancy. Kirsten has completed degrees in Chemistry at King’s College, London, an MBA at Imperial College, London and she is also […]

Following in the footsteps of my “glamorous” engineer auntie to join the ranks of the unsung engineering heroes – Helen James, Women in Property South West Member

Helen James is a senior project manager based in the Bristol office of Gleeds, an independent global property and construction consultancy. She trained as a structural engineer before moving into the project management side of construction. Helen is an active member of Women in Property South West, a dynamic regional branch of the organisation that […]

We need another 59,000 engineers and technicians a year so let’s #SmashStereotypesToBits to show girls they have what it takes to thrive in these roles – Jo Foster, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at the Institution of Engineering and Technology

Jo Foster oversees the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Women’s Network, which aims to support women in engineering and inspire the next generation. In her role she is responsible for the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards, which celebrate today’s most successful female engineers working in the UK, encouraging them to become […]

From eco racing to eco building: Using engineering to slow the progression of climate change – Aurelia Hibbert, Future Engineer

Aurelia Hibbert is an engineering student who has just completed the final year of her master’s course at Cambridge University. She took a year out between the second and third years of her course to run the Cambridge University Eco Racing team so members could take part in the World Solar Challenge in Australia. Aurelia […]