Ways to create a more diverse workforce in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump industry were discussed at a careers breakfast event in Milton Keynes.
The IOR Women in RACHP gathering was organised by group chair Samantha Buckell and sponsored by hosts Bitzer UK, Fujitsu Air Conditioning and the ACR Journal.
Each candidate showcased their achievements, highlighting the contribution to the company for whom they had been working. The judging panel acknowledged the significant impact made by Lizzie during her YINI placement with Bristol based refrigeration and testing house, ECH Engineering.
Jane Gartshore, the well-respected co-owner of the consultancy and training firm, Cool Concerns, has been included on the Daily Telegraph's 'Top 50 Women in Engineering' list.
The list is part of the National Women in Engineering Day campaign which recognises women making a difference in the world of engineering. Jane's inclusion recognises the importance of air conditioning and refrigeration as a professional career choice in engineering.
Engineer, Emma England, won the 'Best of British' prize at the Semta Skills Awards at The Hilton Park Hotel in London recently.
There were many more women nominated this year and Emma won the top award.