Young Women In Engineering and Technology
This event will have 3 inspirational women speakers, speaking about how and why they got into engineering and technology. They will talk about their personal journeys to get to where they currently are now, resources, and organisations they came into contact with that could offer them support as well as encouraging the audience to pursue their interest in engineering/technology as a career. The panelist will also be exploring the reasons behind the gender gap in science and maths and how that translates to the workplace.
Continuing Professional Development
This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.
21 Jun 2021
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Graduate Electrical Engineer
Annie Chamberlain is a Graduate Electrical Engineer working within the Water Industry focusing on sustainable engineering.
She is coming up to her one year experience within the industry and is working on a wide range of projects across London for the new Thames Water upgrade scheme.
Since joining the IET whilst at university she has become an active member of the committee and working towards her CEng application.
Inspired by the national and international opportunities that engineering brings, she looks forward to working on global projects in the future and is interested in drawing comparisons to see how water management and power demands differ between countries.
Design Engineer Student
Lauren Chong is a Design Engineer Student currently studying at Imperial College London. She is the most recent recipient of the IET Diamond Jubilee Scholarship.
Through her interest in problem-solving, she has represented the UK in the Space Design Competition at the Space Kennedy Centre in Florida for the international finals. Since being awarded the Diamond Jubliee Scholarship she has become more involved in the IET.
Inspired by art and problem solving; Lauren will complete her studies at University and become part of the new generation of women pursuing a career in the Engineering and Tech industry.
Integrated Logistics Support Engineer
My name is Chloe and I work as an Integrated Logistics Support Engineer for BAE Systems on the Type 45 Warship programme. I work with various data sources to ensure information is configured correctly to keep the crew and the ship safe. I’ve been a member of the IET throughout my time at university, where I studied for a degree in Aeronautical Technology, and am now a full member due to graduating last summer. When I’m not working, I spend a lot of time volunteering with primary schools across the UK, highlighting all the exciting things about engineering, and (hopefully) inspiring more young children to think of engineering as an option!
Senior Continuous Improvement Manager
Currently, a Senior Continuous Improvement Manager at Virgin Media, having begun her working journey here as an intern.
When Amina began her Bachelor's degree in Sociology at the University of Bath, she had little understanding of working in the tech world or in general, where she was looking to go career-wise. Five years on from graduation, Amina has worked in and been exposed to a variety of roles touching on HR strategy and operations, software development, project and process management, network engineering, supply chain management, and business development. Amina started her career in the HR department, then transitioned into the engineering and technology department where she took up her current position.
This event will be streamed live and is available to watch online only from any location across the world.
18:30 – Event start
18:35 – Introduction
18:45 – First Panelist
19:00 – Second Panelist
19:15 - Third Panelist
19:30 – Live Q&A
20:00 – Event ends