Events

WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

WEST Fundraiser: Dance and Feast Extravaganza

Posted on July 8, 2019 in Events, News, WEST Bursary

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 we have run something a bit different! Audience response was magnificent, the dancing was brilliant and everyone liked the variety…

Yes We Did!

Yes We Did!

Posted on March 9, 2017 in Events, News, Yes We Can! Kids Books

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, puzzles, and activities built around the real life characters of the six women above (left to right): Sarah-Louise, the design…

Celebrate International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women's Day

Posted on February 17, 2017 in Events, News, Yes We Can! Kids Books

...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 of this excellent and engaging book aimed at girls and boys aged 7 - 9 Meet Terri the Civil Engineer,…

Calling primary school teachers

Calling primary school teachers

Posted on January 27, 2017 in Events, News, Yes We Can! Kids Books

... 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 inspiring women engineers Pick up free copies of this excellent and engaging book aimed at girls and boys aged 7…

12 ALCOA bursaries!

12 ALCOA bursaries!

Posted on November 19, 2016 in Events, News, WEST Bursary

A dozen female engineering students from Sheffield Hallam University received bursaries from us this year - thanks to a collaboration with SHU and funding from international engineering group Alcoa. The bursaries, which range from between £60 and £150 each, were given to 12 students in the University's Materials and Engineering Research…

Calling all tradeswomen…

Calling all tradeswomen...

Posted on November 17, 2015 in Events, News

You are cordially invited to our next Tradeswomen's Networking Event on Friday 27 November Free curry, drinks from the bar, and great company! 7.30pm, Friday 27 November The Rutland Arms, 86 Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS Please let Liz know if you are coming (so we can get the curry…

WEST film night!

WEST film night!

Posted on October 22, 2015 in Events, News

You are invited to our screening of the award winning Wadjda - Monday 16 November "You'd need a heart of stone not to be won over by Wadjda, a rebel yell with a spoonful of sugar." The Guardian "A girl, a bike, a small rebellion...a terrific debut." The Times "Phenomenal,…

Kids book launch success

Kids book launch success

Posted on October 19, 2015 in Events, News, Yes We Can! Kids Books

Thanks to everyone who came down to meet Mandy the Electrician, Kay the Plumber (that's her above) and Tracy the Bricklayer for the launch of our Yes We Can activity book. We had a fabulous time colouring in the books, and doing spot the difference and dot-to-dot with loads of local…

Sparky women!

Sparky women!

Posted on June 30, 2015 in Events, News

Thanks to the group of 12 women interested in finding out more about becoming an electrician who attended our free taster day at Sheffield College this week. We set it up to coincide with National Women in Engineering Day. The women gained insight into the sector, and had a go at practical sessions involving wiring a 2-way…

Great event with free pizza!

Great event with free pizza!

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Events, News

7pm, Friday 20 March! We're holding a  fabulous evening for local tradeswomen this March. Tired of hard labour and being out in the cold? Hear what it’s like to teach the trades Find out about possible jobs at Sheffield College Most importantly – a chance to socialise and network Beer…