Women in Engineering

Janet Salem with Ada Lovelace Medal

Janet Salem, Dr Jasjit Baveja, Hannah Beder and Pavitraa Hathi all recognised at UNSW Women in Engineering Awards.

Beena Ahmed

It’s International Women in Engineering Day.

At UNSW, we're so honoured to have inspiring female engineers who are making a big impact in the world.

Pia Seeto

From instigating gender equity initiatives to giving talks and mentoring, Pia Seeto’s focus is a more equal future.

Nicky Ison

Women in Engineering Ambassador Nicky Ison is helping Australia become the world’s leading exporter of renewable energy.

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From the ‘maternal wall’ to the ‘boys’ club’ and beyond the glass ceiling, a group of geoscientists have taken the microscope to their backyard. The results are revealing.

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As part of its aim for 30% female enrolments in engineering by 2020, UNSW is bringing Year 11 and 12 girls to campus for a week of hands-on activities that offer a taste of the booming profession.

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UNSW's Women in Engineering program is opening doors for young women to enter a wide range of engineering discliplines, as they realise the profession is more than just a hard-hat business.

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UNSW is on track to reach its target of 30% female enrolments in engineering by 2020, after a record number of women received offers this year.

Nervo

Twin sister–DJ duo NERVO have created a video clip to help draw more women into engineering.

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Eight top universities – led by UNSW – have launched a music video by Australian twin-sister DJ duo NERVO to highlight engineering as an attractive career for young women.

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