InterEngineering Pride 2017

John Bradbury News 0 Comments

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 1 Comment

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 0 Comments

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

Mark McBride-Wright News 0 Comments

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

Mark McBride-Wright News 0 Comments

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

Mark McBride-Wright News 0 Comments

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) …