Our Top Educational Female STEM Speakers

17th Apr 2023

June 23rd is International Women in Engineering Day – with the focus being to raise the profile of women in engineering and bring more attention to the amazing career opportunities available to women in this exciting industry. The day is about inspiring females to consider STEM careers and celebrate the achievements of women already making great accomplishments in the field of engineering, and our female STEM speakers are here to help make this happen!

Here are our Top Female STEM Speakers for events this International Women in Engineering Day (and beyond…)

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Ozak Esu – Electrical Engineer

Ozak Esu is a multi-award winning professional electronic and electrical engineer.

Ozak is devoted to STEM outreach and volunteering initiatives that promote equality, diversity, and inclusion. This includes tutoring, mentoring, creating content for lectures and delivering public speeches at events like The Alan Turing Institute Gamechangers for STEM and The Better Future Tour in partnership with Shell UK. Ozak was also the recipient of two prestigious awards from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET); the IET Mike Sargeant Career Achievement Medal, and the 2017 IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year award.

Read more about Ozak Esu or contact Jane and Steve to book

Roma Agrawal – Structural Engineer

Roma is a structural engineer who spent 6 years working on The Shard. She was described by the Telegraph as “the new voice of women talking about science and engineering and making it cool”.

She is passionate about trying to encourage young people into pursuing careers in science, technology and engineering and is an advocate for promoting women’s roles in the industry.

Read more about Roma Agrawal or contact Jane and Steve to book

Dr Liberty Vittert – Mathematics & Statistics

Math is a vital part of engineering and Dr Liberty Vittert is an incredibly bright mathematician and statistician who is keen to bring her enthusiasm for math’s to a wider audience. While Libby’s area of expertise isn’t in engineering, as an Ambassador for the Royal Statistical Society and professor at the University of Glasgow, her knowledge and dedication to STEM education, are second to none.

Liberty is often asked to share her knowledge within the media and has appeared on STV Scottish news, BBC Radio Scotland, Channel 4, Fox News Channel, and PBS.

Read more about Dr Liberty Vittert or contact Jane and Steve to book

Yewande Akinola MBE – Engineering Designer, Innovator. 

Yewande is a chartered engineer, innovator and speaker. Her engineering experience includes the design and construction, innovation and manufacture of buildings and systems in the built environment.

Yewande brings a unique and thought-provoking perspective to conversations and forums on Engineering, Technology, Social Impact, Sustainability, Innovation as well as Diversity and Inclusion. She is able to weave her experience from working on a wide range of global infrastructure and building projects into lively and engaging sessions with varied audiences.

She draws on a problem- solving mind set to bring meaningful contributions to relevant subjects and is the perfect educational STEM speaker to inspire young female audiences.

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Read more about Yewande Akinola MBE or contact Jane and Steve to book

Ayo Sokale – Chartered Civil Engineer

BBC Bitesize science presenter Ayo Sokale is passionate about introducing STEM to younger audiences and possesses an array of talents and expertise, placing her at the cutting edge of the ever-evolving scientific, environmental and media landscape. Through her engineering career she has worked on high-profile jobs including as a Site Supervisor for West Berkshire Council, a Graduate Civil Engineer for Jacobs, worked on the Thames Estuary Asset Management, floor embankment at Mortimer, fish migration at tumbling bay and the Abingdon flood alleviation scheme.

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Read more about Ayo Sokale or contact Jane and Steve to book

Rachel Riley – TV Mathematician & Numeracy Initiatives

Rachel Riley first appeared on Channel 4’s Countdown in 2009, taking over as the numbers expert from Carol Vorderman. In 2012, she began co-presenting their comedy spin-off show 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown with Jimmy Carr. 

Off-camera, Rachel makes frequent school visits and has been involved in a number of national numeracy initiatives to help promote math and science to children. Her professionalism, intellect and versatility make her ideal for a variety of corporate events, such as the IET’s Young Women Engineer of the Year Awards, booked via us at Great British Speakers.

Read more about Rachel Riley or contact Jane and Steve to book

Dr Anne Marie Imafidon – Digital Tech Innovator & Diversity Speaker

Tech innovator Dr Anne Marie Imafidon is the founder of Stemettes, an initiative dedicated to inspiring young women to join STEM industries – , making her a brilliant speaker to inspire young female minds this International Women in Engineering Day.

Since its inception in 2013, Stemettes has promoted panel events and mentoring schemes and launched the ‘Stemettes’ Resource Ap’, reaching thousands of children across Europe.

Read more about Dr. Anne Marie Imafidon or or contact Jane and Steve to book

Hire a Female STEM Speaker for International Women in Engineering Day

This is just a small but diverse range of our educational female STEM Speakers, so if you’re after someone a little different then you can view all of our inspirational STEM speakers right here.  But if you can’t find who you’re after, then get in touch and we’ll source the perfect educational STEM speaker for your event.

Our speakers are available for both live and virtual events in both the UK and abroad and are available all year round – ready to help inspire and captivate your audience.

Once you have made your selection, or if you need help finding the right female STEM speakers then contact our directors Jane and Steve or call 01753 439 289 to speak to a member of the Great British Talent Team.

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