INWED Impact Reports

INWED REPORT 2021

The INWED20 ‘Shape The World’ campaign took part during a global pandemic. Despite this, the campaign had an amazing coverage with many wonderful activities taking place throughout the world with profiles and stories from inspirational women engineers.

The full impact report can be downloaded by clicking on the image on the right or you can download the report here.

Photo Credit – Pictured at the launch of Irish Girl Guides’ Engineering Badge, which was developed in partnership with Engineers Ireland and launched in 2018, are former Irish Girl Guides’ Chief Commissioner Helen Concannon (far left), Director General of Engineers Ireland Caroline Spillane (centre) and Dr Abigail Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society, Science Foundation Ireland (far right). Also pictured are youth members of Irish Girl Guides.

INWED REPORT 2019

Highlights of INWED19 campaign:

  • Over 280 events were registered with INWED, with reports of many more. See the registered events here
  • Over 60 international events were registered with INWED, in countries such as Panama, Canada, Rwanda, Hong Kong, Sierra Leone, Australia and New Zealand (to name a few!)
  • This year’s campaign on Twitter alone, had a potential impact of 175,706 million with a potential reach of 63,505 million!
  • Around 40,000 Twitter individual accounts contributed to the Twitter campaign
  • Support was received from many organisations including Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, Transport for London, Renault F1, Bentley, MIT, Air New Zealand, Virgin Atlantic, Microsoft Research and many more…
  • Over 30,000 direct tweets were made via our Twitter account during INWED week
  • Twitter followers on the @INWED1919 account have increased by 35% since INWED 2018
  • This year an official INWED Instagram account was launched gaining over 400 followers.
  • Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, an official INWED 2019 sponsor created several Instagram Stories to support the campaign. The combined viewership of these stories came to 1,941,194 views.
  • Over 1,200 downloads of the Resource Pack were made from the INWED Website
  • In the week of INWED alone, the INWED website was viewed 60,000 times
  • The ‘Draw an Engineer’ competition received over 250 entries from children around the world (including UK, Germany, Hungary, Japan and India). You can see the competition winners here
  • In the press: in 2019 ‘International Women in Engineering Day’ was reported in local, national and international newspapers, including but not limited to: The Guardian, The Sunday Telegraph, The Sun, ITV.com and Huffington Post
  • Radio and TV coverage included Talk Radio, BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour and Sky News

INWED REPORT 2018

Highlights of INWED19 campaign:

  • 245 separate events registered with the INWED website
  • 50 international events registered with the INWED website in Bolivia, Panama, Cameroon, Pakistan, Mexico and New Zealand to name a few countries.
  • The registered events equate to a perceived reach of over 145,000 people directly interacting with INWED activities
  • Over 1267 downloads of the Resource Pack from the INWED website
  • Reached over 2.5 million people on social media via our Thunderclap campaign
  • Twitter followers on the @INWED1919 account have increased by 35% since 1 March 2018.
  • In the week of INWED alone, the INWED website was viewed by 36,620 unique visitors with 65,091 page views from 163 countries, covering all 5 continents!
  • The ‘Draw an engineer’ competition received over 130 entries from children in the UK, Europe, India and Africa! The winners of the 5-7 years and 7-11 years age groups can be seen here.
  • INWED tshirt orders resulting in a profit to WES of £535.34
  • In the press: in 2018 International Women in Engineering Day was reported in local, national and international newspapers, including but not limited to: Grimsby Telegraph, ITV News webpage, The Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian (Nigeria) and Las Cruces (Canada). Internationally, membership organisations and industry magazines and newsletters also showed great support of the day, in America, Germany, Spain, Indonesia and beyond.

INWED REPORT 2017

In 2017, National Women in Engineering Day became international for the first time due to the interest and enthusiasm developed by the international audience and participants in the previous years. International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) was born to allow the celebration of women in engineering to become global.

To see the full impact of the day in 2017 please see the Impact Document below. ​

INWED REPORT 2016

To see the full impact of the day in 2016 please see the Impact Document below 

INWED REPORT 2015

“Together we changed perceptions and inspired more girls to consider engineering as a career”

​To see the full impact of the day in 2015 please see the Impact Assessment below 

INWED REPORT 2014

“Together we changed perceptions and inspired more girls to consider engineering as a career”

​To see the full impact of the day in 2014 please see the Impact Assessment below 

INWED 2021 Sponsors

If you would like to sponsor INWED and have your logo HERE please contact the INWED team on inwed@wes.org.uk.