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
May 2019

​14 May 

GEEP steering group (by invitation only)

The steering group of 16 engineering employers steers the successful delivery of the programme in partnership with SEO London. 

16 May 

D&I in prizes, grants and awards workshop

This workshop will share good practice and practical tips to increase D&I in the giving of prizes, grants and awards. If you would like to attend and are from a PEI, please contact Monica.Stancu@raeng.org.uk. If you are a from Science Council member body, please contact b.wagenbach@sciencecouncil.org or find out more.

 

Progression Framework Implementation Group

A meeting of engineering and science professional body representatives working to increase D&I using the progression framework for professional bodies. If you are a PEI, please contact Monica.Stancu@raeng.org.uk at the Academy. If you are a Science Council member body, please contact b.wagenbach@sciencecouncil.org at the Science Council. New representatives are welcome.

 

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. 

 

20 June

GEEP mentoring event (by invitation only)

The GEEP supports the transition of more students from diverse backgrounds into engineering employment. Events to brief mentors and mentees will take place in June.

 

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. #LGBTSTEMDay

 

16 July

The Academy, in association with InterEngineering, the network of LGBT in engineers will host an event in celebration of LGBT STEM Day

 

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

 

10 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.

 

OCTOBER

24 October

D&I Programme annual event, London

Annual networking event to engage and consult with stakeholders about the D&I programme activities.

 

Previous events can be found here.