The Tipper Group

The Tipper Group was launched by a group of engineers at TWI Ltd, The Welding Institute and the National Structural Integrity Centre (NSIRC) in autumn 2016. 

It is named after Constance Tipper who was a Cambridge fracture female engineer, who investigated the liberty ship wartime failures. The Tipper Group holds events and networking opportunities to support and inspire female engineers in welding, joining and associated technologies in order to offer inspiration, support and professional development. 

Within the Tipper Group, NSIRC is providing support to its female PhD and MSc students, whilst The Welding Institute is looking after diversity issues and TWI Ltd is pursuing the recruitment and development of female engineers. 

As of 2015 around 25% of engineers at TWI Ltd. are female, while only 9% of the engineering workforce is female in the UK

Please check our events page for upcoming Tipper Group events.

Contact us:

Twitter: @TheTipperGroup

The 2018 Tipper Group Committee 

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