Professor Alison Noble elected Fellow of the Women’s Engineering Society

Professor Alison Noble OBE FREng has been elected a Fellow of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) - the highest grade of membership, which was introduced in 2013.

Professor Alison Noble OBEFellowships are awarded to women who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of engineering or a related sector, to the sustained encouragement of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), or in service to the Women's Engineering Society.

WES is the only significant, multidisciplinary network for women in science, technology and engineering in the UK. The Society has been instrumental in engaging other agencies in working to inspire more women into science, technology, engineering, education and careers. Its activities range from offering mentorship programmes, education and outreach support, to lobbying the Government on gender diversity and equality issues. To coincide with its 90th birthday WES is launching National Women in Engineering Day on 23 June 2014.