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Celebrating Women in Engineering

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23 June 2015 18:00 - 20:00
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In collaboration with Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET), the North Yorkshire Young Members panel of the IMechE are hosting ‘Celebrating Women Engineers’. This event will provide an insight into the successes of a variety of women engineers at different stages of their careers, whilst touching on the scope and technicalities behind various areas of engineering.

The speakers at this event will be from mechanical, transport, civil, construction and medical engineering. 

Dr Pamela Liversidge – First female President of the IMechE and first female Master Cutler of Hallamshire, will be sharing her experience of ‘attributes needed to make it to the top’.
Prof Anne Neville – RAEng Chair in Emerging Technologies, University of Leeds will be speaking on exploring ‘new boundaries and crossing disciplines’.
Claire Rose – Senior Engineer at Bechtel Corporation will be speaking about ‘Railway infrastructure and associated challenges’. 
Emily Burns – Test Engineer at DePuy Synthes discussing the ‘different engineering approaches utilised in the medical sector’.

Event details:
Date: 23rd of June, 2015 (National Women in Engineering Day)
Time: 6pm -8pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre A, School of Mechanical Engineering - University of Leeds.  

*** Event is FREE to attend, and it NOT exclusive to women. Open to members and non-members. A representative or individual may also book multiple tickets if attending in a group ***  

Directions to venue
Public transport
Good train connections in and out of Leeds City train station. Visit 

By Taxi 
Approximately 6-minute drive from Leeds City train station viavia Woodhouse Ln/A660. Approximate cost £5-10  

Bus routes: 1, 6, 28, 56, 93, 97
Bus stop is in front of School of Mechanical Engineering (one stop after main Leeds University Parkinson step, if coming from Leeds city centre)

Driving & Parking 
There may be visitors parking available on campus, although this is not guaranteed. Individuals will need to check directly with security if these are available for use.   
There may be free parking along some near-by roads after 6pm, and paid parking 8am-6pm (via park mobile).
Rates: 0-2hrs - £1.10; 2-4 hrs - £1.60   


Confirmed speakers; Pamela Liversidge- First ever president of the IMechE Anne Neville- RAEng Chair in Emerging Technologies Claire Rose- Senior Engineer (Bechtel Corporation) Emily Burns- Test Engineer (DePuy Synthes)


Lecture Theatre A - School of Mechanical Engineering
University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane
United Kingdom

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