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Women in engineering

Just 9% of engineers are female and the day is aimed at raising the profile of, and celebrating the achievements of, women in engineering.

Here we take a look at some of the amazing contributions women, past and present, have made to the field.


The many faces of STFC’s female engineers:


Meet Amanda Brummitt and Victoria Garcia-Sakai, two of STFC’s engineers:

Dr Victoria Garcia Sakai is a senior scientist at STFC's ISIS facility. Listen to Victoria talk about what inspired her to become a scientist, and what advice she’d give the potential scientists of the future.

Women In Science: Dr Victoria Garcia Sakai
(Credit: STFC)

Amanda Brummitt is a mechanical project engineer at STFC. Listen to Amanda talk about what inspired her to become an engineer, and what advice she’d give the potential engineers of the future.

Women In Science: Amanda Brummitt
(Credit: STFC)


Read some real stories from female engineers working across STFC:


For more information on how STFC is supporting WISTEM, visit our page:

Women in STEM

Last updated: 30 July 2018

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