YES WE CAN!

WEST is a small charity with a big aim: to inspire girls and women to study and work in non-traditional trades and careers like engineering.

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Posters

WEST works with brilliant role models to change perceptions about what girls and women can do.

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Annual Bursaries

WEST gives annual bursaries to women training in non-traditional trades in the Sheffield area.

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Kids Books

WEST has produced two FREE activity books aimed at girls and boys aged 7-9.

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New Primary Outreach Activities

New Primary Outreach Activities

November 9, 2020

On the 2nd November we took a female STEM volunteer from the Sheffield Hallam University Aerospace Engineering course into Limpsfield school to work with their Y5’s, informing them what WEST…

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2020 WEST Bursaries Postponed

May 6, 2020

Due to the Covid19 lockdown and with colleges and schools closed, WEST has no option but to postpone bursary applications for this year. We will provide an update once schools…

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WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

July 8, 2019

A Great Big Thanks to all our Dancers, our Chefs, our helpers and our fantastic audience for our recent Fundraiser special. We raised over £750 for this event…the first time…

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Hope Tech trip

Hope Tech trip

June 3, 2017

A massive thanks to everyone who took part in our trip to Hope Tech –  the world leading bike components factory. Working with Sheffield College, we successfully inspired a group…

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Yes We Did!

Yes We Did!

March 9, 2017

Thanks to everyone who came and celebrated the launch of Yes We Can Too! Our second kids activity book is for girls and boys aged 7 – 9  and includes cartoons,…

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Celebrate International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women's Day

February 17, 2017

…with us this Wednesday 8 March! You are invited to the launch of our brilliant new kids’ activity book featuring six real-life and inspiring women engineers Pick up free copies…

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Calling primary school teachers

Calling primary school teachers

January 27, 2017

… and anyone else interested in getting girls and boys interested in engineering! You are invited to the launch of our brilliant new kids’ activity book featuring six real-life and…

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