Women in engineering
MACE is home to some truly inspiring female engineers. Discover their stories, what has driven them to excel in the field of engineering and how they intend to attract the next generation of women and girls to STEM subjects and scientific careers.
Meet MACE 15th November 2021
Alejandra has only been at The University of Manchester for just over a year but is already making a big impression on our department. Passionate about promoting engineering subjects to younger female students, she has a prominent role in our societies and also created her own student youtuber channel. We caught up with her to […]
In the real world 7th October 2021
We caught up with Bea Basa, who recently graduated on the MEng Civil Engineering course, to find out how she enjoyed her time at Manchester and what she has since gone onto do with her career. Hi Bea, thanks for joining us on the blog! Firstly, how did you come to decide upon studying Civil […]
In the real world 5th March 2021
When most of us go to university to study our chosen subject, it is usually with a view to working in a related industry after we graduate. But Natalie Parish, a Technical Estates Co-Ordinator & Workshop Manager in the Department, decided this wasn’t for her. After studying English and working in publishing, she made the switch to engineering by enrolling in our Technical Apprenticeship programme.
In the real world 3rd March 2021
Alice is a Mechanical Engineering graduate who now works at Schneider Electric as a Project Manager. Hear about what prepared Alice for her current career.
In the real world 1st March 2021
Civil engineering graduate Jennie tells us about where her degree has taken her and what she would advise others interested in a career in civil engineering!
Meet MACE 15th July 2020
We caught up with Prof Alice Larkin to hear more about her journey to becoming an engineer and what her advice would be for aspiring young engineers.
Meet MACE 23rd March 2020
Hear from first-year student Melissa, who is this year’s winner of the Mexichem Alasdair Sinclair Scholarship!
Meet MACE 16th December 2019
Natalie Parish is a Senior Mechanical Engineering and Flight Simulator Technician in MACE. We caught up with her to ask some quickfire questions about work and life at Manchester…
Meet MACE 3rd October 2019
Rwandan Master’s student in Project Management Michelle Muzigirwa explains why women and girls should show ambition in fields such as engineering…
Women in engineering 16th September 2019
Earlier this year, MACE hosted a fantastic evening event to celebrate some of the great work done by women in the department, as well as some inspirational female graduates.