It’s International women’s week and we wanted to write a little something on confidence. This is an issue that everyone has to deal with; whether you are extremely confident or often shy, it has definitely crossed the minds of all at some point in their life. We thought no better way to talk about it… Continue reading Confidence
As we approach St. Andrew’s day, the patron saint of Scotland. We would like to share with you some of the work and achievements of the many influential Scottish women in STEM. Victoria Alexandrina Drummond (1894-1978) Perthshire born victoria Drummond was the first female marine engineer in Britain and first female member of Institute of Marine… Continue reading Scottish Women in STEM
Here’s a chance to know the faces and names that will be working hard to bring you fantastic events all year. Get in touch with the committee through firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or ideas. President – Jaime Robb Hey! I’m Jaime Robb, a third year Biomedical Engineering student from Scotland. I was elected WiSTEM… Continue reading Meet the Committee!
On Thursday 8th September The Stemettes took over the James Watt building at the University of Glasgow. The Stemettes are a fantastic organisation aiming to inspire females into STEM through mentoring, exhibitions and panel events. In partnership with Monster (job site not the energy drink) they presented two sessions of their ‘Monster Confidence’ event. The… Continue reading Jaime at Monster Confidence
On the 23rd of June (EU referendum day- we will come to that later) in an overcast London, I headed to the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) event ‘Towards Our Centenary’ held in the Institute of Engineering and Technology in the swanky West End. As I entered the foyer I found myself surrounded by important women… Continue reading Grace at the Women’s Engineering Society
This is our final post in our series of female engineers, with Caroline Gauchotte-Lindsay an environmental engineer from our very own UofG. Caroline really shows the intersectionality of STEM subjects and the prospects of engineers in academia, and she’s done quite a bit of travelling too! We hope you’ve enjoyed the NWED series! I trained as… Continue reading Women in Engineering – Caroline Gauchotte-Lindsay
Here is the latest, and penultimate post, in our series of stories of females engineers. We have Dawn Morley a chemist and engineer who has spent years working in the oil and gas industry back in our very own Scotland! My name is Dawn Morley. I work in the oil and gas industry in Aberdeen… Continue reading Women in Engineering – Dawn Morley