ENGINEERING

Celebrating achievements

It’s National Women in Engineering Day this week, which is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women in engineering.

The lack of women in engineering is a very significant problem, contributing to skills shortages which damage the economy. It means that women are missing out on interesting and rewarding career opportunities and industry is missing out on the innovation that comes with greater diversity in the workforce.

I want other women to enjoy the excitement and prospects that a career in engineering brings.

Naomi Climer

President-elect, Institution of Engineering and Technology