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International Women in Engineering Day

20th June 2019

23rd June is International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), a day which was founded by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to celebrate and raise the profile of women in engineering.

WES is a charity which started in 1919 at the end of the First World War when the women who had worked in technical jobs during the war wanted to continue to work in engineering.

We are proud to say that Bradbury Group employs women in all areas of the business, including our engineering team. Evelina Kundrotaitė, 33, is a BOM Production Engineer at Bradbury Group.

Evelina initially joined the company as a Fabricator in our factory in 2017, and was given the opportunity to work in our engineering department in 2018.

With a BSc Industrial Engineering degree from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University in Lithuania, Evelina was a perfect candidate for the new role.

We asked Evelina some questions about life as a female engineer:

Why did you want to study engineering?

“I have curiosity spirit and like to know not just how things work but also how they are made.”

What does your job involve?

“My day to day role varies, but project managing and problem-solving play a key part in my day. I am currently creating bills of materials for our new ERP and configuration systems. This requires methodical planning and strong engineering and product knowledge.”

Why do you enjoy working in engineering?

“No day is exactly like another. I learn new skills every day, and I like using maths, science and technology to solve problems.”

Find out more about International Women in Engineering Day.

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