INWED17: Just over two weeks to go! 
INWED 2017 - Events Across the Globe
For the first time INWED has become truly International, with details of events across the globe being sent to us all the time. From Brazil to Basildon, the world is coming together to support International Women in Engineering Day 2017!

Want to find out if something is happening in your area? Take a look at our Events Map and Listings page to see if you can get involved.

Holding an event and can't find it on our page? Email the details, including the location and brief description of the event to Jemma at

Media Kit

If you would like support with your INWED17 communications, both internally and externally please download the Media Kit for International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June 2017.

The kit includes sample social media posts, facts about INWED, this year's logos and much more. Everything you need to make your INWED17 celebrations a success!

Resource Pack

The Women's Engineering Society (WES) launched the #INWED17 Resource Pack in March. Since then, it has been downloaded almost 700 times from across the globe!

The Resource Pack is the perfect guide to INWED for Educators and Businesses alike and is still available on our website.

#INWED17  -  23 June 2017
Draw an Engineer Competition 

We are delighted to relaunch our competition for children aged 3 - 11 years, to help schools across the country celebrate  INWED17.

To enter, simply draw, crayon or paint an engineer on A4 paper and email us a good quality photo of your submission to  with  the subject line:

Please include your name, age, Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 and School name (if applicable) in your email. The competition closes  Friday 30 th June. 

For full details, terms and conditions and a downloadable version of the competition poster, please
INWED17 Thunderclap

Ple ase help us to make INWED17 another amazing year by signing up to our 'Thunderclap'. We need a minimum of 100 supporters to make this live. It will post the same  Tweet, Facebook  and  Tumblr  post all at the same time on 23 June 2017. This is our opportunity to spread the messages of INWED far and wide across social media on the day. 

Please also encourage your company to sign up to it via the social media team as their coverage will really help boost how far the message is shared. Thank you as ever for your support!

INWED17 Twibbon

Want to show your support for  INWED17  across your Social Media platforms? 

Well now you can with this Twibbon from the Women's Engineering Society!

Please note: Twibbon are currently having issues with Facebook. We understand that they are trying to resolve these issues, so do please keep trying!
New Sponsors 

Our sponsors make a huge difference  to the impact of the day and allow us to have a much greater reach than we would have been able to achieve otherwise. We are delighted to announce that OPITOChapman BDSPLondon Fire Brigade and Nottingham Trent University have all agreed to help sponsor INWED17. Our full sponsorship list can be found on our website.
We are grateful to our INWED17 Sponsors for their commitment to highlight the roles of women in engineering. Learn more about them on our website.
International Women in Engineering Day is co-ordinated by:
Women's Engineering Society
Michael Faraday House
Six Hills Way, Stevenage
Herts. SG1 2AY
Tel. 01438 765506