Women Like Me is a peer mentoring and outreach project, aimed at boosting female representation in engineering. How does it work? Women Like Me pairs senior women engineers with junior women engineers to undertake mentoring and engineering (More)
Based in the Science Communication Unit and Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics at UWE Bristol and organised by Dr Laura Hobbs and Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers, Women Like Me is a peer mentoring and outreach project, aimed at boosting female re (More)
“Why restrict our talent pool and drive away our most experienced people? Through this talk, I want to share our success stories, encouraging other companies to better accommodate working parents. A long-term career in technology is something that (More)
Only 12% of engineers in the UK are women. Is this enough? No, it's really not – we have an engineering skills shortage as it is, and the low proportion of women in the workforce means that a whole pool of talent is going untapped. Girls need (More)
In 2018, Women Like Me launched at UWE as a tiered mentoring project for women in engineering. Delivered by Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers and Dr Laura Hobbs, the project was a great success, engaging over 10,000 children with engineering outreach and signifi (More)
Last year, Hugh Sexey CE Middle School student Philippa Griffiths designed the Red Line Braking System for the Leaders Award competition, in response to the question "If you were an engineer, what would you do?" The Leaders Award sets this ch (More)
The UWE Bristol MEng Aerospace Engineering course, and student Prisilla Johnson who has also gained a private licence with a UWE Bristol partner flying school in the US, have been featured in The Guardian. "Prisilla Johnson always dreamed of beco (More)
Dr Udonna Okeke tells us about a hugely successfull visit of his project,  BAME girls in engineering, to Bristol Brunel Academy in this guest post. BAME Girls in engineering in partnership with UWE BoxED, had an outreach event at the Brist (More)
Women in Nuclear are hosting a free workshop on self-awareness and individuality in Bristol on 20th June. Greater self-awareness and awareness of others is key to increasing conscious inclusion. Caroline Brown and Emily Hutchinson will share th (More)
Bristol Women's Voice have featured our Women Like Me project, run by Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers and Dr Laura Hobbs, on their blog. Bristol Women’s Voice is a powerful voice for women making women’s equality in Bristol a reality. They make sure th (More)