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International Women in Engineering Day

EDM (Early Day Motion) 237: tabled on 23 June 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House highlights International Women in Engineering Day (IWED) being celebrated on 23 June 2021; further notes the aims of IWED to support women to achieve their potential as engineers, applied scientists and leaders and to reward excellence, to encourage and promote the education, study and application of engineering and to work with organizations and influencers to promote gender diversity and equality in the workplace and sustain the historic legacy and future effectiveness of the Women’s Engineering Society; and encourages schools, technical colleges and universities to engage in the promotion of International Women in Engineering Day and highlight the job opportunities and potential that exist in the sector.