International Women in Engineering Day 2018

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23 June 2018 16:00 - 19:00
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IMechE Tyne & Wear Young Members Committee

Warmly invites you to attend our annual INWiED Event


To celebrate Women in Engineering Day, the Tyne & Wear IMechE Young Members Panel are hosting a speakers’ event to learn more about the varied roles and opportunities for female engineers in the North East.

This should be an inspiring event for anyone either working in or considering a career in engineering. This event is aimed at GCSE and sixth form students, college and university students, young professionals or anyone who wants to celebrate Women in Engineering Day.

Highlights include:

-      Opportunity to network with companies & current engineering professionals 

-      student panel of female undergraduates from Northumbria and Newcastle University

-      Learn about the careers available within engineering

-      Celebrate the successes of local women in engineering


In association with:


Saturday 23rd June 2018: 16:00 – 20:00
(Refreshments & Networking: 16:00, Talk Starts 17:30)


4-5pm: The Zone @ Ellison D Block, 

5pm onwards: A003, Ellison A Block,

Northumbria University
Ellison Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 8ST 


We have a number of inspirational speakers from both industry and academia to showcase the vast range of engineering opportunities that exist.


There is no charge for attending this public event and the talk is open to non-members. Please feel free to publicize this event. We request everyone to register your interest online to help us organize better and also for safety reasons at our venues.

  Next steps

Please book your place online on our event webpage.
(Members and Non-Members can use the Book Now link to register required number of places for free)

For any difficulty with registration please refer to the FAQ section on our website.

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More event details and booking link available on the event webpage.


During the event we would like to take photographs, to use in further promotional material to encourage women into engineering.

Please could anyone under the age of 18 attending have the following form filled out by a parent or guardian.

Alternatively please let us know if you do not wish to give consent.


Adam Burgess – Chairman, Tyne & Wear Young Members Committee
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Ellison Building Block A
Room ELA 002
2 Ellison Place
Newcastle Upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Contact Details

Jenny Olsen
United Kingdom
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Alternative contact Adam Burgess
07783384894United Kingdom
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