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Encourage the next generation of young girls into engineering


This page will detail any appropriate campaigns and events run or supported by the IET which aim to encourage young girls and women in to engineering careers.

NinePercentIsNotEnough campaign

We’re encouraging woman engineers from all fields of engineering to put their hands up and be counted on social media as part of the nine percent.

Local MP's support campaign to boost number of female engineers in the UK

To mark International Women’s Day, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched the call for entries for its 2017 Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards (YWE), which celebrate their 40th anniversary this year.

Association Excellence Award for #9percentisnotenough campaign

The IET has been recognised for its #9percentisnotenough campaign at the Association Excellence Awards which took place on Friday 31 March 2017. The campaign was up for Best Use of Social Media and was awarded a Mark of Excellence.

Commenting on the campaign, the judging panel said it was 'simple and engaging', 'a good use of social media to bring awareness' and 'clear target audience and measure of success through event attendance, as well as through increasing engagement and followers of the target audience, all measured and demonstrated in the campaign'.

Find out more about the campaign by visiting the NinePercentIsNotEnough campaign page.

YWE wins Best Awards Social Media Campaign

The winners of the inaugural 2017 Awards Awards were announced at the lunchtime ceremony at Plaisterers’ Hall on Friday 12 May and The Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards took the top spot for Best Awards Social Media Campaign.

Find out more about the event by visiting the Awards Awards website.

Membership Excellence Awards 2017 Best Social Media Campaign

The IET scooped another award for the #9percentisnotenough campaign at the Membership Excellence Awards 2017 held at County Hall, London on Wednesday 17 May.

The MemCom Conference and Awards is one of the leading dates in the professional membership, association and charity calendars. Established in 2000, the conference brings together senior leaders from the membership marketing and communications sector to learn, exchange ideas and celebrate achievements.



Find out how you can get involved in the multi-award winning #9percentisnotenough campaign...

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