Verena Holmes first female IMechE member

PIONEERING WOMEN

At the 15th March 1918 meeting of the IMechE a member of the audience rose to read a paper on employment in munitions factories. The speaker was a woman; the first to present a paper before the Institution’s membership.Olive Monkhouse worked for the Home Office and her interest was the type of labour best-suited to female workers, in terms of welfare conditions, working hours and … Continue reading PIONEERING WOMEN