The 2021 International Women in Engineering Day will celebrate the amazing work of women engineers around the world. Join this informal meeting to hear from everyday engineers as they share their experiences of working in various engineering disciplines and their inspirations for following a career path that can change the world.

Many of our speakers actively take part in initiatives that promote engineering and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) to young people. Hear what you can do and how you can become involved in the vital work of inspiring the next generation of engineers.


Welcome and introduction – Lisa-Jayne Cook, Stem Ambassador

STEMAZING – How to inspire and empower women through STEM – Alex Knight, STEMAZING

Engaging with the next generation. What can you do? Lisa Pogson, Airmaster

Hear from engineers promoting the sector

Promoting engineering internationally – Ina Columbo, Deputy Director International Institute of Refrigeration
Stemazing and careers, Mary Najjuma, Stemazing, National Energy Efficient Refrigeration consultant at UNIDO
Working with IOR regional branches, Linda McVittie, Sales Manager, J&E Hall
Experience of working in the military – Helen O’Brien, Mechanical Engineer, Ex RAF
Award-winning apprentice Gemma Watson
Helping improving access to refrigeration globally – The Surechill Story- Izzy Carruthers, Surechill