News

Here are the Academy's Diversity & Inclusion Programme newsletters:

Spring 2019 newsletter (962.05 KB)

Autumn 2018 newsletter (996.22 KB)

February 2018 newsletter (810.09 KB)

Previous newsletters can be found here.

 

Events
JUNE

5 June

Athena Forum

The Athena Forum aims to work towards a goal of proportional democratic representation in STEMM through providing a unified voice for influencing policy and effecting cultural change.

 

10 June

D&I Committee meeting (by invitation only)

The D&I Committee has the oversight of all Academy D&I programme and internal work. The Committee meets quarterly to discuss progress. If you would like to know more about the Academy’s work on D&I, or get involved, please email.

 

11 June

Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Group (DILG) steering group (by invitation only)

A meeting of engineering employers and employer-led organisations that steers the employer strand of the D&I programme. Participation is by invitation but if you would like to know more, please email.

 

17 June

The Academy INWED lunch (by invitation only)

As part of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED19), the Academy is hosting a special lunch where attendees can share their progressive ideas. This is the perfect opportunity for the next generation of engineers to network with senior industry leaders, providing a platform to share advice, experiences and encourage participation from both sides. 

 

21 June

Institution of Engineering and Technology Women in Engineering conference

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is celebrating International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) at its third annual Women in Engineering conference in Birmingham using the INWED theme of ‘transform the future’.

 

23 June

International Women in Engineering Day

Held on 23 June each year, INWED is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the amazing career opportunities available to women in this industry.

 

24 June

Women’s Engineering Society INWED tea (by invitation only)

The Women’s Engineering Society’s afternoon tea event is an annual celebratory event for International Women in Engineering Day 2019 and recognises the fantastic achievements of the Top 50 Women in Engineering. It will take place between 1.00pm to 5.00pm at the at the Academy.

 

27 June

STEMM disability advisory committee (by invitation only)

STEMM disability advisory committee provides support across science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine for disabled workers, current and aspiring disabled students and their teachers. The committee meets quarterly.

 

JULY

5 July

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender STEM day

The International Day of LGBTQ+ people in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) aims to help raise awareness and increase support. The Academy has a range of initiatives including a delegation on the London Pride event over this period. #LGBTSTEMDay

 

16 July

The power in numbers: The importance of measuring diversity

The Academy, in association with InterEngineering, as part of LGBT science, technology, engineering and maths day events to dispel myths about measuring diversity and share good practice.

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

GEEP

In autumn, events giving employers the opportunity to engage directly with students will take place. Dates for engagement events will be released in May 2019. For more information contact us

 

16 September

D&I in education and training, accreditation and examinations

This workshop will share good practice and practical tips to increase D&I in education and training, accreditation and examinations. If you would like to attend and are from a PEI, please contact Monica Stancu. If you are from a Science Council member body, please contact B wagenbach.

 

19 September

Athena Forum

The Athena Forum aims to work towards a goal of proportional democratic representation in STEMM through providing a unified voice for influencing policy and effecting cultural change.

 

23 to 27 September

National Inclusion Week

National Inclusion Week is an annual campaign run by Inclusive Employers to raise awareness of the importance of inclusion in the workplace and the business benefits of having a diverse and included workforce.

 

Previous events can be found here.