Flying the flag for LGBT engineers – London Pride 2018

John Bradbury News

Rainbows, bubbles and glitter featured heavily in the joint InterEngineering, IChemE, Wood and Murphy group Pride In London march last Saturday (7 July 2018). We started off with a breakfast, provided by Wood, at the IChemE offices at One Portland Place. More than 80 engineers gathered – and enjoyed seeing the parade out of the sun – before we joined the parade …

Tour of Rolls-Royce Control Systems, Birmingham

InterEngineering News

Following on from the success of our first joint event last year, InterEngineering Midlands and Rolls-Royce are proud to once again be working together! Taking place in their newest and most modern facility, the Derwent Building is located on the Birmingham Business Park and is the home of Rolls-Royce Control Systems, who are responsible for manufacturing both the electronic intelligence …

National Student Pride 2018

InterEngineering News

InterEngineering attended National Student Pride on the 10th of February to provide representation for the engineering industry to over 1000 students who attended the event. Students travelled from across the UK to the city of London which hosted panel discussions, fun events and a large careers fair. Many engineering companies were present at student pride including: EDF Energy BuroHappold Engineering …

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Allies Creating Inclusive Workplaces

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On the 8th of November at the offices of Arup in Manchester we had an evening discussion on ‘Allies Creating Inclusive Workplaces’. Speakers included Warrick Matthews, Executive Vice President of Rolls-Royce Control Systems and Co-sponsor of Prism (Rolls-Royce LGBT staff network) and Alex Morris, Senior Civil Structural Engineer at Arup and an active member of Arup Connect Out (LGBT+ Staff Network). …

InterEngineering Pride 2017

John Bradbury News

This year we extended our reach and attended more prides than ever! Our aim is to be more visible each year to promote being LGBT+ in Engineering. Birmingham Pride Our Midlands Co-chairs Shaun Peacock and Charlotte Robinson and Secretary Peter Gracey marched on the 27th  of May 2017 at Birmingham Pride. InterEngineering joined forces with the Alliance Network to take part in …

Bristol Pride Gender Diversity Seminar

John Bradbury News

As part of Bristol Pride Week 2017, InterEngineering, Irwin Mitchell and Bristol Pride hosted a sold out event on the intersection of Health and Gender. The event had speakers from the University of Cardiff, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors and InterEngineering. Vice Chair of InterEngineering John Bradbury opened the event and spoke about the importance of embracing all in our workplaces and …

Gi: Tackling Homophobia in the Gas Industry

Mark McBride-Wright News

The engineering industry is losing a potential £11.2 billion due to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) engineers remaining in the closet resulting in a 30 per cent reduction in productivity. Engineering is behind the curve in terms of equality and diversity for LGBT people. A culture of homophobia and transphobia has become embedded among workers and this is having a negative impact on both workers and productivity. Engineering employers have the potential to generate …

The Hidden Engineers

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In The Hidden Engineers, Mark McBride-Wright reviews the alarming results of a new study conducted by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) into ‘minority’ employees and what engineering firms must do to improve diversity and inclusion. Benefits include accessing a wider pool of talent for recruiting future engineers, and increased retention of the current workforce. Mark describes his experience to date as an …

Attitudes to Sexuality in Construction

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At InterEngineering, we try to keep on top of what the industry is doing to promote and improve LGBT diversity and inclusion; and do the best we can to support these initiatives. Last week three prominent magazines in construction (including New Civil Engineer; the Institute of Civil Engineers’ official magazine) responded to criticism from Stonewall after no built environment companies …

Newsletter Q1 2015

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Welcome to the first InterEngineering newsletter! InterEngineering is a new network, which was formed in 2014 aimed at connecting, informing and empowering LGBT Engineers. Every few months we’ll send you an update on our up-and-coming events, new campaigns and latest diversity resources. Up and Coming Events InterEngineering Social  Drinks February 26 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Balls Brothers (Bury Court) …