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Women in Engineering

October 22nd 2019

Women in Engineering Leadership Conference

The Inclusive Boards: women in engineering leadership conference took place at the Institute of Directors (IoD) on October 22nd 2019. Hosted by Dr Jan Peters, an expert in gender and diversity issues in STEM. The Women in Engineering Leadership Conference was an opportunity for delegates to learn from inspirational speakers with first-hand experience of increasing the representation of women in the sector, share best practices for encouraging women into leadership positions and how to strengthen your network in the sector.

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2019 speakers

Alison Littley

Alison Littley

NED: Geoffrey Osborne Ltd

Dr Hayaatun Sillem

Dr Hayaatun Sillem

Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Dr. Jane Atkinson

Dr. Jane Atkinson

Executive Director Engineering and Automation for Bilfinger UK Ltd.

Dr Nike Folayan

Dr Nike Folayan

Chairperson & Associate Director – Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers

Dr Sarah Peers

Dr Sarah Peers

Founder Director, Peers & Peers

Jacqueline Castle

Jacqueline Castle

Chief Engineer: Airbus

Joanna Wood

Joanna Wood

Engineering Director at BAE Systems

Loraine Martins MBE

Loraine Martins MBE

Director D&I – Network Rail

Meshi Taka

Meshi Taka

Principal Engineer / Project ManagerWater, Ports and PowerCivil and Infrastructure

Mark Lomas

Mark Lomas

Head of Equality Diversity & Inclusion – HS2

Rebecca Strachan

Rebecca Strachan

Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for Knowledge Exchange at Northumbria University

Sara Poxon

Sara Poxon

Head of Operations: Rolls-Royce Electrical

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Women in Engineering Leadership Conference Agenda

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Frequently asked questions

Who can I contact if I have a question about the event?
You can contact us either through Eventbrite or by emailing hello@inclusiveboards.co.uk
What type of engineer is this conference for?
We appreciate the term ‘engineering’ encompasses very different roles and sectors – if you are unsure if the conference content will be relevant to you please contact hello@inclusiveboards.co.uk
Is this for women only?
No. The purpose of the event is to discuss how we can increase the representation of women in positions of leadership throughout the engineering sector and to create a networking platform for senior engineers interested in the topic. We encourage delegates all of all genders to attend and contribute.
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