Wall of Women to help inspire more girls to study engineering

  • Women engineers from the University of Sheffield are sharing their own personal stories to help more girls study and develop careers in the industry
  • Stories are being shared through a Wall of Women featuring some of the excellent and inspiring women who have studied, worked or graduated from the University of Sheffield over the past five years
  • Wall of Women aims to break the preconceived notions of what engineering is and help to show why engineering is a great choice for women

Women engineers from the University of Sheffield are sharing their own personal stories in order to help more girls study engineering and go on to develop a career in the industry.

The Wall of Women, launched by the University’s Faculty of Engineering, features the personal stories of some of the women who have studied, worked or graduated into successful careers in engineering from Sheffield over the past five years.

From Josie Colclough a Lead Repair Design Engineer at Airbus to Amy Nicholson, who started her career as a Technical Evangelist in DX at Microsoft, the Wall of Women provides an insight into the lives of some of the excellent and inspiring women engineers to help girls learn more about the potential opportunities available to them and help them see themselves studying and working in the industry.

The wall aims to break the preconceived notions of what engineering is and show why engineering is a great choice for women.

Among the engineers on the wall is Amy Nicholson, who studied Computer Science and went on to start her career as a Technical Evangelist in DX at Microsoft.

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