Motherhood, STEM

Engineering Motherhood

As someone who studied engineering, I have always been very aware of how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is at the heart of everything we do and rely on. The roads we travel, the food we eat and the buildings we live in to name a few. I never imagined that I would call… Continue reading Engineering Motherhood

Energy, Professional Development, STEM

How to prioritise your personal and professional development

My career in energy and sustainability has so far spanned a decade and in that time I’ve grown from being a graduate energy analyst with no practical experience to a senior energy manager with chartered energy manager status. Through thoughtful career development, I’ve managed to climb the corporate ladder, learn valuable life skills and grow… Continue reading How to prioritise your personal and professional development

Energy, Professional Development, STEM

Shining a light on STEM careers on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day 2018, I reflect on why it’s more important than ever to encourage more young people, particularly women, into STEM careers. As a mechanical engineering graduate and the only female on my course, I left university with a passion to encourage more women to consider careers in STEM. Often students assume careers… Continue reading Shining a light on STEM careers on International Women’s Day

STEM

Giving girls in STEM some Monster Confidence

Since its conception in 2013, I have been a huge supporter and fan of the STEMettes, an organization of volunteers dedicated to show the next generation that girls do STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) too! On Thursday 19th October 2017, I was asked to deliver the keynote address at the Monster Confidence London event… Continue reading Giving girls in STEM some Monster Confidence

Professional Development, STEM

From A-Level results CCC to Royal Honours MBE

It's results day! All that waiting is finally over.. to comfort those that didn't get the results they needed, I'm sharing my story of university clearing and the doors it opened for me. Remember your route into university is not as important as the experience you'll have once you're there and where you'll go years from… Continue reading From A-Level results CCC to Royal Honours MBE