Women in materials
The IOM3 Women in Materials Group (WIM) was established in 2012 to provide a focus for women members within the Institute and help support them in their careers. WIM has organised several successful events around the UK which have attracted women members at all stages of their career and provided valuable networking opportunities for women.
News about WIM activities
(in ascending date order)
Women in Materials Steering Group established - June 2012
Women in Materials inaugural event - 9 April 2013
Speakers included Susan Cushnaghan, Senior Materials and Corrosion Engineer at Shell and Chair of the Aberdeen Shell Women’s Network
Women in Materials Seminar on Mentoring and Careers - 19 November 2013
Second event on the subject of mentoring and careers, this time in Sheffield
Women in Materials Seminar, Aberdeen - 29 April 2014
National Women in Engineering Day - 23 June 2014
National Women in Engineering Day - 23 June 2015
Careers and profiles
10 minutes with Jacqueline Glass - interview with Professor in Architecture and Sustainable Construction at Loughborough University
Women in Engineering – a tale of two careers
Dealing with the deficit - women in engineering. Materials World spoke to women working in materials science and engineering about the issues facing the industry.
Profile - Diane Mather BEng CEng ACSM Geotechnical Engineer
Profile - Dr Sujata Kundu Teaching Fellow at Imperial College London
Jumping ahead at BAE - Danielle Burrows explains her career path from science A-levels through jobs in an office and as a lab assistant, to Materials Engineer in Composites and Non-Metallics at BAE Systems at age 22.
WIM has a LinkedIn group - please sign up and keep in touch!