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Top 50 Women in Engineering – one week left to nominate women who #ShapeTheWorld

17 April 2020

Nominations are now open for WE50 2020 – the Top 50 Women in Engineering poll and ICE is aiming to boost the number of civil engineers who make the list.

Top 50 Women in Engineering – one week left to nominate women who #ShapeTheWorld

The Top 50 Women in Engineering (WE50) list was first released in 2016, highlighting the work of 50 brilliant women engineers of all ages and different career stages every year. Last year, 7 of those included in the list were ICE members or Fellows.

Founded by the Women's Engineering Society (WES) in 2016, it is a UK awards event linked to International Women in Engineering Day: a global celebration of women in engineering that takes place on 23 June each year.

In 2015, the United Nations signed a historic declaration to mark its 70th anniversary. They committed to achieving sustainable development in its three dimensions – economic, social and environmental, and created the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

The theme in 2020 is 'Sustainable development' and WES are asking if you, or a colleague or someone you know, are involved in the formulation and/or delivery of sustainable strategies and solutions, addressing the challenges of the Climate Emergency, Net Zero Carbon and/or delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals, then they want you to make a nomination for the Top 50 Women in Sustainability as we celebrate the women who #ShapetheWorld.

The nominations deadline is 12 noon Monday 27 April 2020 so please ensure you nominate now and don’t miss out!

WES is a charity that inspires and supports women and girls to achieve their potential as engineers, scientists and technical leaders. ICE is a long-term supporter, regularly hosting events and activities in support of INWED which year takes place on 23 June.

You can find out more and make your nomination by visiting the WES website.

  • Danny Whitebread, Senior Communications Manager at Bright