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Latest Women in Engineering News

Check here for the latest Women in Engineering news from around the world. 

University of Bath, a FISITA Academic Advisory Board member - Women in Engineering Initiative 

There are a range of University funding opportunities and industry scholarships available for female students.

WESBath aims to support current female students within the Faculty of Engineering & Design and to encourage the next generation of future female engineers.


FISITA Corporate Member Faurecia signs the Women's Empowerment Principles

Faurecia has signed the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles, joining over 3,500 companies around the world. By becoming a signatory, the Group reasserts its commitment to boost an inclusive culture and workplace, where diversity is a strength.


Ada Lovelace Day 2020

Research suggests women across the world have shouldered more family and household responsibilities than men as the coronavirus pandemic continues, alongside their working lives.


FISITA Corporate Member, Cummins, highlights ways that Cummins Powers Women is making a difference in the world

The Cummins Powers Women  program had served more than 54,000 people through a network of expert nonprofit organizations, including Girls Inc., Rosa Fund, Save the Children, the China Women’s Development Foundation, Rise Up, Camfed (the Campaign for Female Education), CARE Australia and Girls Academy.


Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport - watch the webinar

Learn from leading women in the industry about what inspired them to work in mobility, including their most exciting projects and obstacles they overcame.


Building the female leaders of tomorrow at GM, a FISITA Corporate Member

At General Motors, diversity is crucial to our success. We believe that diversity in all its dimensions — including of thought and experience — creates a stronger workforce and promotes fresh, innovative thinking.


Following my dream at Ford

Ever since she was a little girl, Friederike Philipsenburg was sure that one day, she would work in the world of engineering. She knew the career path she wanted to follow meant she would go from building model cars to “building the impossible”. Today, Philipsenburg helps design future vehicles at Ford’s European headquarters in Cologne, Germany; as well as encouraging future generations of female engineers to follow in her footsteps.