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220623 A Celebration of Women in Engineering
On International Women in Engineering Day, we'll be celebrating women in engineering and industry.
June 23rd, 2022 9:30 AM through 1:00 PM
Forth Valley College
Falkirk, FK2 9AD
Falkirk, FK2 9AD
Celebrating Women in Engineering
To mark International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June, we have teamed up with a number of partners to celebrate women in engineering and industry. We’ll recognise where we are now, the journey female engineers have followed to get here, and what more needs to be done to encourage more women into engineering roles into the future.
You’ll hear from the following speakers, followed by a guided tour of Forth Valley engineering facilities on campus:
• Dr Carol Marsh, OBE Chair of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Council
- • Margaret Weir, Project Lead, Advancing Manufacturing Centre in the West Highlands
• Caroline Brown, Project Lead, Smart Hub Lanarkshire
- • Additional speaker to be announced
- • 9.30am – Registration
- • 10.00am – Event start
- • 11.30am - Guided tour
- • 12.00pm - Networking lunch
- • 1.00pm - Close
This event is being hosted at Forth Valley College (Falkirk Campus). Register now to hear from our speakers and share your own experiences and journey, or of that of others that you know.
Dr Carol Marsh has worked in the field of electronics for over 35 years, specializing in programmable logic. She is the Head of Digital Systems at Celestia-UK, a Visiting Professor at Edinburgh Napier University and a volunteer for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), where she is the Chair of the Council, Chair of the Engineering Policy Group Scotland, a Fellow Advisor and a Professional Registration Advisor and Interviewer. She is also Past President of the Women’s Engineering Society.
Carol graduated with an HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Edinburgh Napier University in 1985 and was awarded a degree in Doctor of Engineering in System Level Integration from the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt and Strathclyde in 2011.
A winner of 7 technology and diversity awards, Carol is passionate about prompting engineering and in 2020 was awarded an OBE for Diversity and Inclusion in Electronic Engineering.