Talent 2030

Big Bang Fair 2018

On 17th March 2018, Talent 2030 took the shortlisted finalists (around 80 girls!) to the Big Bang Fair at the NEC in Birmingham. The girls had the opportunity to showcase their competition projects to the visitors of the fair, with Paula Brunt from PepsiCo judging the entries for the best project display and explanation prize on the day. A [...]

Talent 2030 National Engineering Competition for Girls winners and runners-up announced!

Forty-one entries were shortlisted from over two-hundred submissions received in December. The judges had the very difficult task of choosing the winners and runners-up in each age category as the standard of entries was incredibly high. Talent 2030 judge Dr Ozak Esu, Electrical Engineer at Cundall and the 2017 IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year winner, said it has been [...]

Write about a female engineer/scientist/innovator who inspires you: Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Hodgkin (Biological chemist) by Jasmine Staples, age 16 at St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy "My inspiration is the late Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin. Although this spectacular scientist is not admired or revered in modern culture she achieved something great – to this day she is the only British female scientist to be awarded the Nobel Prize. She was fascinated by science from a young [...]

Write about a female engineer/scientist/innovator who inspires you: Mary Anderson

Mary Anderson (Inventor of windscreen wipers) by Thomas Elder, age 12, Radnor House Sevenoaks "Mary Anderson was an inventor from Birmingham, Alabama. She was born on 19 February 1866, but it wasn’t until 1903 on a frosty day in New York that she came up with her invention. This would be something that would change cars forever and make it easier for drivers [...]

Write about a female engineer/scientist/innovator who inspires you: Dr Ann Tsukamoto

Dr Ann Tsukamoto (Scientist and stem cell researcher) By Katie Bye, age 12, Lisneal College "The person I have chosen to write about/who inspires me is Dr Ann Tsukamoto. Dr Tsukamoto is an inventor/scientist who was born in America in 1952. She received her doctorate degree from the University of California in Los Angeles, she is currently the EVP [Executive Vice President] - [...]