On #INWED22, celebrate the best, brightest & bravest women in engineering...

22 June 2022

INWED22 webinar
INWED22 webinar

On International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED) this Thursday 23 June, INWED founders & organisers, the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) are hosting a special live webinar profiling the best, brightest & bravest women in engineering.

This year on #INWED22, WES will be hosting a live webinar celebrating the amazing work that women engineers around the world are doing to support lives and livelihoods every day.

It will profile the best, brightest and bravest women in engineering, the inventors and innovators who dare to be part of the solution and are helping to build towards a brighter future.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 | 12pm UK time (BST)
Free of charge

•    Prof Gillian Youngs, Fellow of the Women's Engineering Society
•    Eno Essien, Rheytrak
•    Photo loop of the WE50 (Top 50 Women in Engineering) winners
•    Winners Panel
•    Sue Harnett, Rewriting The Code

Join us to celebrate INWED! Register at: https://www.bigmarker.com/women-s-engineering-society/International-Women-In-Engineering-Day-WES-Webinar

About the speakers:

Professor Gillian Youngs
Visiting Professor of Design & Digital Strategy, University of Greenwich, Fellow of Women’s Engineering Society Women's Engineering Society

For Professor Gillian Youngs, digital transformation and empowerment have been central features of her leadership work in media, entrepreneurial and higher education contexts. Giving particular focus to the integrated power of creative arts, design and tech as drivers of innovation and inclusive digital economy.

Eno Essien
CEO of Rheytrak

Eno Essien is the multi-award-winning founder & Chief Executive Officer of Rheytrak Limited, a vehicle tracking & recovery company which she established thirteen years ago. She is the only CEO in her sector in Nigeria, and under her leadership, the company has consistently experienced steady and remarkable accomplishments and recorded an exceptionally high success rate.

Sue Harnett
Founder of Rewriting The Code

TedX speaker, Sue Harnett is changing the game for young women entering careers in computer science and engineering, guided by principles of basketball, after the Staten Island native found her first sense of belonging as a member of the girls' basketball team at her primary school. Sue is the founder of Rewriting The Code, a community of 15,000 young women in tech from 81 countries and counting.

Dawn Childs
President, Women's Engineering Society

Dawn Childs is the CEO of Pure Data Centres (Operations), responsible for setting up and running a global portfolio of hyper scale data centres. Before stepping into her current role, she led a multi-billion transformation programme for National Grid as their UK Change Director across both the gas and electricity transmission businesses. Prior to this she held senior engineering appointments as: Group Engineering Director for Merlin Entertainments, with responsibility for engineering delivery, standards, practices and processes across the worldwide portfolio of theme parks, resorts and attractions; and Head of Engineering at Gatwick Airport, responsible for all of the infrastructure and technical services at the airport. She joined Gatwick after 23 years as an Engineering Officer in the Royal Air Force, which meant not only the transition from military to civilian business, but also the transition from aeronautical engineering to infrastructure and services support.

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