Over 400 guests joined us to hear Professor Alice Roberts reveal the 2013 YWE Award winners.
2013 Young Women Engineer of the Year Abbie Hutty
Abbie is a Spacecraft Structures engineer at Astrium, currently working on the ExoMars Rover mission; Europe’s first Rover Mission to Mars. She holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Surrey, where she graduated first in her class.
Yasmin began her engineering career seven years ago when she decided to study Chemical Engineering at Nottingham University. After graduating, she completed the two year E.ON Engineering and Leadership graduate scheme where she worked in coal and gas fired power stations in the UK as well as on business expansion in Istanbul, Turkey.
2013 Mary George Memorial Prize Winner Sara Underwood
As a higher apprentice at Rolls-Royce Sara spends time working in multiple teams within the Manufacturing Engineering department.
She works on process, quality and product improvements to help cut time and costs to the business. Sara’s apprenticeship has given her the opportunity to develop her knowledge academically through her HNC in Manufacturing Engineering, whilst allowing her to put her learning into practice in a corporate environment.