Here you will find sets of resources about the Electrifying Women project. You can use these resources to further your own research in this area and to continue our work by running your own sessions about the history of Women in Engineering.

Electrifying Women Volunteering Pack

This pack contains the information you need if you are interested in:

  • Running your own events
  • Writing blog posts
  • Primary research

Other Resources and Links

Alice Gordon Decorative Electricity (1891) – a guide to decorating the Victorian home with electric lighting

Women’s Engineering Society Archives and Caroline Haslett papers, contact the Archives Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) at

The Woman Engineer – Women’s Engineering Society Journal (Digitised 1919-2014)

Women and Engineering – online exhibition from the IET

Magnificent Women – blog posts on women engineers from history

WES Centenary and Trail Map– more information about how WES are celebrating their centenary in 2019

Women Engineers’ History blog – Histories of women working in Engineering and Construction in the UK

RT @womenslibrary: #gwlfacts Mary Somerville was a Scottish scientist, supporter of women's education and suffrage, and not only was s……

Join @lizbruton and Graeme Gooday for a talk on @WESCentenary powerhouse Caroline Haslett at Crawley Museum on 25th……

RT @WESCentenary: Ira Rischowski 1899-1989 1st female #electricalengineering student @TUDarmstadt #Germany in 1919. In 1936 she came……