InterQuiz 2016

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On Thursday 12th May 2016, we teamed up with OffSite to put on InterQuiz 2016. KPMG kindly hosted the event at their Canary Wharf offices, and so we planned an event to raise funds for an LGBT charity. After much deliberation, we opted to support Broken Rainbow,  a charity which supported LGBT domestic violence victims. A fun night was had …

E.ON Citigen CHP Site Tour

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In April 2016, E.ON hosted InterEngineering for a site tour of their Citigen Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant in London Docklands. Located in the heart of the City of London, Citigen delivers hot water (used for heating) and cold water (for air conditioning) to buildings across London via a 6km heat network and a 4.5km cold water network, as well …

National Student Pride 2016

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We attended National Student Pride to provide representation for the engineering industry to over 1000 students who attended the event. Students travelled from across the UK to London for the event which hosted panel discussions, fun events and also a large careers fair at which we had a stall. Team InterEng for the day comprised myself (Mark McBride-Wright), Fiona Connor, …

“Inclusive Engineering: The Way Ahead” Panel Discussion

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On 16th November 2015, we organised our first Inter-institute event “Inclusive Engineering: The Way Ahead” which I am pleased to say was a great success! The event was kindly hosted by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) at their beautiful headquarters at One Great George Street. ICE also arranged for the discussion to be recorded for us too therefore allowing …

Rolls-Royce “PRISM” LGBT Network Launch

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On 27th October 2015, I had the pleasure of being invited to present at the launch of the newly formed LGBT employee resource group PRISM. Other speakers included senior HR Director from Rolls-Royce and also the renowned LGBT rights campaigner Peter Tatchell. Rolls-Royce spoke about the company is working to create a High Performing Organisation, and Peter covered the ethical …

At Home & Abroad Panel Discussion

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On September 23rd 2015, BuroHappold hosted a panel discussion for us at their London Office. The topic for the evening was the experiences of LGBT engineers working in the UK and also overseas. Andrew Best (Director, Buro Happold) opened the evening and the panel was chaired by Dr Mark McBride-Wright (Chair, InterEngineering). Panel speakers included: Grant Hayden, Electrical Engineer, BP …