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.
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.
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.
Last updated: 30 July 2018