International Women in Engineering Day 2022.

International Women in Engineering Day 2022.

Taking place annually on June 23, the International Women in Engineering Day raises the profile of women in engineering and celebrates the outstanding achievements of women engineers throughout the world.

Engineering shapes the world and helps make our planet a better, safer, more innovative and exciting place to be. Solving some of the biggest challenges of the 21st century will need the combined efforts of all the greatest minds of science and innovation. That’s why we must address the gender imbalance in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and encourage younger women to enter the profession.

This year’s theme is “Investors & Innovators.” The event website states: “This year we’ll be celebrating the amazing work that women engineers around the world are doing to support lives and livelihoods every day. We’re profiling the best, brightest and bravest women in engineering, the inventors and innovators who dare to be part of the solution and are helping to build towards a brighter future.”

Yesterday we were pleased to host female high school students from Mount Lawley Senior High School for a tour of our high-performance computing (HPC) facility in Perth and engage them in some fun science activities. It was also great to have student engineer Jazlyn Peattie and General Manager WA Engineers Australia Susan Kreemer Pickford, who both shared their fantastic experiences and opportunities as women in engineering. Big thanks to Dr Michelle Ellis for organising a great lineup of industry visits as part of the Tech TogetHER event—sharing stories of WA women in tech.

We value and recognise the contribution of the amazing STEM women we have working in our company and we’re happy to have the opportunity to shine the light on the next generation of women in engineering who are following in their footsteps.

In support of this global campaign we look forward to participating in new and comprehensive initiatives to bring more women into engineering through sharing valuable experiences in the industry to leave an impact in the future.


By Mitchell Lim

Mitchell Lim is DUG's Scientific Content Architect. With a PhD in Chemical Engineering, Mitch is an expert in the fields of catalysis and ultrasonics. Full-time science geek, part-time fitness junkie, Mitch strives to deliver effective and engaging science communication, as he believes that easily digestible scientific perspectives have the potential to impact and benefit society at large.

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