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.
  • Prof Gillian Youngs, Fellow of the Women's Engineering Society
  • Eno Essien, Rheytrak
  • Photo loop of the WE50 winners and break
  • Winners Panel
  • Sue Harnett, Rewriting the code

Details About the Webinar

Thu, Jun 23, 2022 · 12:00 PM London (GMT 1:00)
Cost: Free
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About the Speakers

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G Professor Gillian Youngs
Visiting Professor of Design and Digital Strategy, University of Greenwich, Fellow of Women’s Engineering Society Women's Engineering Society


For Professor Gillian Youngs, digital transformation and empowerment have been central features of her leadership work in media, entrepreneurial and higher education contexts. Giving particular focus to the integrated power of creative arts, design and tech as drivers of innovation and inclusive digital economy.

1655972720-2d589f9105da5cb2 Elizabeth Donnelly
Chief Executive Officer, Women's Engineering Society

Elizabeth Donnelly is a systems engineer with a background in software development and aerospace engineering. She was appointed CEO of the Women’s Engineering Society in 2018.

E Eno Essien
CEO of Rheytrak

Eno Essien is the multi-award-winning Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rheytrak Limited, a Vehicle Tracking and Recovery company which she established thirteen years ago. She is the only CEO in her sector in Nigeria and under her leadership, the company has consistently experienced steady and remarkable accomplishments and recorded an exceptionally high success rate.

S Sue Harnett
Founder of Rewriting The Code.

TedX speaker Sue Harnett is changing the game for young women entering careers in computer science and engineering, guided by principles of basketball, after the Staten Island native found her first sense of belonging as a member of the girls' basketball team at her primary school. Sue is the founder of Rewriting The Code, a community of 15,000 young women in tech from 81 countries and counting.

1655891134-19da338e35a69267 Dawn Childs
President, Women's Engineering Society

Dawn Childs is the CEO of Pure Data Centres (Operations) responsible for setting up and running a global portfolio of hyper scale data centres. Before stepping into her current role, she led a multi-billion transformation programme for National Grid as their UK Change Director across both the gas and electricity transmission businesses. Prior to this she held senior engineering appointments as: the Group Engineering Director for Merlin Entertainments with responsibility for engineering delivery, standards, practices and processes across the worldwide portfolio of theme parks, resorts and attractions; and the Head of Engineering at Gatwick Airport, responsible for all of the infrastructure and technical services at the airport. She joined Gatwick after 23 years as an Engineering Officer in the Royal Air Force, which meant not only the transition from military to civilian business, but also the transition from aeronautical engineering to infrastructure and services support.