From the 21-23 November 2019, students from the University of Leeds department of Performance and Cultural Industries performed the play SHE at Stage@Leeds. Based on the lives of women in engineering, the students devised the play themselves, while working with the Electrifying Women project team. You can read more about the production and the different women whose lives were dramatised here.
Women’s roles in telecommunications history remain underexplored despite a recent proliferation of work on women in the history of technology. Liz Bruton outlines the details of a special issue that seeks to correct that imbalance by situating women’s work in early telecommunications in the UK in relation to broader changes in British society.