23rd June 2022

Listen to episode 14 of the Beyond 1% Podcast

On the occasion of International Women in Engineering Day, our host and STEM Ambassador, Paula McMahon, speaks to three female engineers who discuss a range of topics aligning with the theme: ‘Inventors and Innovators’.

Today we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day in conjunction with charity, Women’s Engineering Society (WES).

For 2022, the theme is looking towards the future, focusing on the inventors and innovators who will change the industry for the better. #ImagineTheFuture

In this latest podcast episode, Sir Robert McAlpine host Paula McMahon speaks to three female engineers: Mimi Nwosu, Heathrow Airport, Elizabeth Donnelly, Women’s Engineering Society, Nicky Rance, Sir Robert McAlpine and Yuli Doulala-Rigby, Tensar.

Their conversation covers a range of topics including:

  • Key career milestones
  • Importance of celebrating women in engineering
  • The most inspirational innovators and inventors
  • Misconceptions about engineering in early career
  • How we can inspire future generations of women to innovate and invent
  • Mentorship


About WES: Inspiring Women in Engineering

The Women's Engineering Society is a charity and a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development. Working in partnership, they support and inspire women to achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders; encourage the education of engineering; and support companies with gender diversity and inclusion. Visit WES website for more information >>

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