Image that displays a latest news icon At a recent Women in Engineering event at Barnwood Park Art College, Richard Graham MP announced the introduction of a new award for 'Gloucester's Female Engineer of Year' to be launched in 2012.
The award will be presented annually by a small committee representing the county's
engineers, consisting of Richard Graham MP, Suzanne Hall-Gibbins, Director of Gloucestershire Chamber of Commerce, a representative of Nat West and Dawn Fitt of the Bloodhound project.
The aims of the award are:
- To raise awareness of the opportunities in engineering amongst young women
- To highlight female engineering achievements
- To keep the engineering sector in touch with the Gloucestershire MP
The trophy will be designed by apprentices from the Gloucestershire Training Group (GTG) and there will also be a cash award of £100.