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Awards criteria


YWE: The IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year (£2,500)

We're searching for a dynamic young engineer who represents the very best of our profession. She's a high achiever, a problem solver and a team player.

She should be an inspiration to her colleagues and, just as importantly, have the charisma and personality to inspire others to follow in her footsteps.



Minimum engineering qualification


YWE HNC/HND (or equivalent) Degree level / Masters / PhD





Experience of leadership - Has led a small team or group of individuals to achieve a goal, this can be voluntary work, at university or at work.  
Experience of team working: The applicant must have experience of working with others; this does not have to be in a leadership role.  
Professional commitment: Evidence to show commitment to a medium term project or role.  



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