Winners of the WISE Awards highlight inspiring women in science, engineering and technology

Published 10 November 2017

Posted by Tanya Weaver

Article tagged with: awards, women in engineering, stem, women in science and engineering, wise, wise awards, women in stem

The WISE winners with their awards, which were presented to them at a ceremony in London with Royal Patron of WISE, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and 400 guests

A former Royal Navy engineer, a science toy and an entrepreneur using technology to help GPs pick up early signs of cancer were among winners at this year’s WISE Awards, which recognised the outstanding contributions of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

The annual awards, which have been organised by WISE since 2012, aim to shine a light on women working in STEM occupations in the UK. 

Although more women work in science and engineering than ever before – numbers have increased by more than 61,000 in the past 12 months and 230,000 in the past five years - Trudy Norris-Grey, WISE chair and Microsoft managing director, wants to see that figure vastly increase.

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