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      Editor’s comment: Progress – but not enough... (03/07/2022)

      With women still hugely under-represented in engineering, INWED (International Women in Engineering Day) continues to play a vital role in raising the profile of women in engineering – helping encourage more young women & girls to take up engineering careers. Despite progress in the last decade, engineering remains an overwhelmingly male-dominated field…

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      ecsn Chairman’s viewpoint: Same problems, different causes... (01/07/2022)

      In his last report for EPDT’s Distribution supplement, in January 2022, ecsn Chairman, Adam Fletcher predicted that 2022 would throw up ever more challenges for the global electronic components supply network, and for the many technology OEMs that depend on it. Of course, he couldn’t foresee the dramatic swing in geopolitical tensions ahead – and the additional disruption it would create!

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      Q&A with Digi-Key: European market update (01/07/2022)

      2022 is already well on its way to being another strong year for the electronics distribution sector, despite tight supply from component manufacturers & continued supply chain disruptions. In this Q&A, EPDT talks to Ian Wallace, Digi-Key VP of Americas & EMEA Business Development, who provides an update on how the firm is faring in 2022, what he's looking forward to & new developments that electronic component distributor, Digi-Key is working on to better serve customers…

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      Q&A with Mouser: Market challenges & opportunities (01/07/2022)

      In this Q&A, EPDT talks to Mark Burr-Lonnon, Mouser Electronics’ Senior Vice President of Global Service and EMEA & APAC Business, who provides an update on electronics industry market challenges &  opportunities that component distributor, Mouser Electronics has observed – including his thoughts on COVID, Brexit & ongoing supply chain turbulence…

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      IET Chief Executive, Nigel Fine retires after 13 years at helm (30/06/2022)

      Nigel Fine, Chief Executive & Secretary (CES) of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) will step down from his position today, Thursday 30 June 2022, after announcing his plans to retire earlier this year.

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      The 2022 Top 50 Women in Engineering: Inventors & Innovators (WE50) (23/06/2022)

      On #INWED22, The Women's Engineering Society would like to offer its congratulations to all winners of the Top 50 Women in Engineering (#WE50) awards in 2022.

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      On #INWED22: Breaking the cycle – Female STEM students look forward to a future in leadership (23/06/2022)

      For the first time in the history of The Big Bang Competition, 2 young women have been named UK Young Scientist & Engineer of the Year. Connie Gray & Avye Couloute, both aged 14 have won the top prizes at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition.

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      On #INWED22: Women’s Engineering Society joins the Tomorrow’s Engineers Code (23/06/2022)

      The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) has joined the Tomorrow’s Engineers Code, just in time to mark International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), which takes place today (Thursday 23 June).

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      On #INWED22: Early perceptions & the underrepresentation of women in engineering (23/06/2022)

      Engineering is the backbone of innovation & invention. On this International Women in Engineering Day, Marie Horton, Senior Research Analyst at EngineeringUK reflects on the increased productivity & innovation that comes with a more diverse workforce – that potentially the engineering sector is missing out on with such low representation of women. She looks at female representation throughout the engineering workforce & how this is impacted by early perceptions of engineering.