Welcome to the InterEngineering Network, a vibrant and inclusive community now operating under the EqualEngineers umbrella, dedicated to empowering LGBTQ+ individuals in the engineering sector. As we embark on this new chapter, our mission remains steadfast: to create an environment where LGBTQ+ engineers can thrive, connect, and lead.

This platform celebrates diversity, champions inclusivity, and aims to break down barriers within the engineering field. Whether you’re a professional, student, or ally, we invite you to join our network.

Re-engineering Pride Webinar Series: Trans Day of Visibility

27th March, 2024

5 pm

Why you should join our Network

Joining the InterEngineering Network offers you a plethora of benefits, crucial for personal and professional growth in the engineering sector:

  • Community Connection: Engage with a diverse and vibrant community of LGBTQ+ engineers and allies, fostering a sense of belonging and mutual support.
  • Networking Opportunities: Expand your professional network by connecting with industry leaders, peers, and potential mentors within the engineering sector.
  • Educational Resources: Gain access to a wealth of knowledge through workshops, seminars, and resources specifically tailored to LGBTQ+ issues in engineering.
  • Advocacy and Influence: Be a part of a collective voice advocating for positive change, inclusivity, and equality within the engineering industry.
  • Career Advancement: Discover unique career opportunities and guidance, enhancing your professional trajectory in an inclusive environment.
  • Event Participation: Enjoy exclusive invitations to conferences, meet-ups, and events that focus on the intersection of engineering and LGBTQ+ experiences.

This network is not just a platform; it’s a community dedicated to fostering growth, advocacy, and connection for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies in engineering.

InterEngineering Co-Chairs

Patrick 'Poggy' Murray Whitham

Patrick 'Poggy' Murray Whitham is an experienced Engineer, Sales and Business Development Manager, and Senior Manager within the Electrical, Electronic and Automation Engineering sector. A professionally accredited engineer by several institutions, Poggy is black, queer, disabled, neurodivergent, and has represented marginalised groups at numerous levels across various types of organisations.

Fiona Connor

Fiona Connor is a senior geotechnical design engineer and Chartered Geologist. Through starting her career in a site-based role has taken a proactive approach to promoting diversity and inclusion across the engineering sectors, sitting on various industry forums. She is keen to be a visible role model, and specifically a visible lesbian engineer.

InterEngineering Events Calendar