Meet the Exec
Here you can find out about the executive members of our society on a more personal level and gain an insight into the reasoning why they decided to become a part of this society.
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4th Year, Civil Engineering
Having always felt like a bit of an outsider in engineering because of the big gender imbalance, I thought it was important to be part of a community where everyone is represented, and there is the possibility of meeting other like-minded students. For this reason, I became part of the team that started WES back in 2018, and it has been extremely rewarding to have seen the society grow and succeed over the last few years.
3rd Year, General Engineering
I wanted to join WES because I wanted to meet more like-minded people and become more involved in diversity and inclusion initiatives specifically in STEM. I also wanted to have an input into the kind of events available to give more people insight into the wide range of career prospects that are available.
4th Year, Economics and Modern Languages
Even though I don’t study Engineering I felt extremely welcome at the events held by WWES, the society holds a very inclusive and fostering environment. I wanted to join because I am passionate about the importance of creating a strong support system for women in STEM, as an Economics student, I understand the importance of inclusivity in traditionally more male-dominated subjects
4th Year, Civil Engineering
I wanted to meet more people interested in STEM who have had similar experiences and common interests with me. I joined the exec to help the growing society support diversity within STEM, creating enjoyable spaces and events.
2nd Year, Systems Engineering
Increasing diversity in STEM is so important, and I think having a society dedicated to it is a great way of making minorities in stem feel included. I remember when I started uni WWES really helped eased some of the worries I had.
2nd Year, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Due to the gender disparity in many STEM fields, I wanted to get involved in any way I could. Through WWES, we are able to raise awareness of the difficulties that minority groups face in the workplace and promote diversity in STEM. This is hugely important to inspire young people to follow their passion into these fields and bring unique perspectives capable of changing the future.
1st Year, General Engineering
By joining WES, I wanted to find a way to get involved and feel less isolated in this difficult year where meeting new people has become a constant challenge. I also saw this as an opportunity to belong to a group which I can relate to because of a shared motivation to open up the dialogue to the inclusivity and diversity issues often found in engineering, as well as a great outlet to dedicate my time to outside of class.