Announcement: proposed international network on history of women in science and engineering

The Electrifying Women project is reaching out to colleagues who can help to collectively develop a more inclusive version of its international history of women in twentieth-century engineering and science. Already signed up to the network are the International Network of Women in Engineering and Sciences (INWES), the Canadian Institute for Women in Engineering and Sciences (CIWES), the Archives of the Society of … Read more

Who went to the International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES) in 1964 and 1967?

The International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES) met for the first time in 1964. Who were the women from around the world who attended? This blog post explores the significance of ICWES’s early meetings for the transnational cooperation between women in STEM.

Sharing a birthday with the Women’s Engineering Society: Verena Holmes, an outstanding professional mechanical engineer

This guest blog, written by Helen Close et al., looks at the remarkable career of mechanical engineer Verena Holmes, through newly uncovered archive material, including personal letters and diaries.