Share what’s on your mind through this series of interactive webcasts for members of the IET.

MyVoice logo on white background As a member of the IET, your opinions on the activities and direction of the Institution count.

With close to 160,000 members spread across 127 countries, it can sometimes be a challenge to connect in person.

As a result, the Institution is now running a series of interactive webcasts, called MyVoice.

No matter which corner of the globe you are in, MyVoice provides an avenue for you to share what’s on your mind as a member of the IET – and get a response in real-time.


Latest webcast

Women in engineering

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 

Does the engineering profession suffer from a lack of strong female engineering role models? Do young girls understand what engineers really do? What can we do to inspire more girls to want to become engineers?

On 24 June, Chi Onwurah MP, IET Fellow and Chartered Engineer, joined a panel of female engineers to discuss the issues faced by women in engineering in 2014. 

The panel included Margaret Graham, an electrical/electronic and radio frequency engineer, Victoria Martin, finalist at the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2013, and Leah Ridgway, engineering lecturer at the University of Nottingham.


Previous MyVoice webcasts

Volunteering: time to make a difference

Monday, 24 March 2014 

Volunteers play an incredibly important role in the IET. In this MyVoice webcast, a panel of our fantastic volunteers, including IET President Barry Brooks, Rebecca Broadbent, Suzanne Flynn and Rhys Phillips, share their own volunteering experiences, and also discuss volunteering ideas, issues and opportunities with the audience.

Discuss the future of the IET

Thursday, 3 October 2013 

The IET is working to engineer a better world. It’s a big vision – and we can only hope to achieve it with the guidance, expertise and energy of our members. In this webcast, IET Chief Executive Nigel Fine, President 2012/13 Andy Hopper and President 2013/14 Barry Brooks are joined by members from around the world to discuss the activities and direction of the Institution. Hosted by Kate Bellingham

Women Engineers: Building a Bright Future

Thursday, 20 June 2013

What is it like to be a woman in the engineering profession? Do young girls see engineering as an attractive career path? What about women returning to work after a career break? Past and present winners of the IET’s Young Woman Engineer of the Year awards come together to discuss the issues faced by female engineers in 2013.

IET Strategy for the 21st Century

Monday, 3 September 2012

Mike Short, Andy Hopper and Nigel Fine take questions and feedback on the IET Strategy for the 21st Century, with a focus on the new 10 year strategy that will take us forward to our 150th anniversary in 2021. Members can view the latest documents on the IET Strategy for the 21st Century via our strategy webpage

Engineering the Olympics

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

An interactive discussion on how engineers are getting London fit for the Olympics. Featuring IET President Dr Mike Short, UK Power Networks’ Brian Stratton and Philips Lighting UK’s Mike Simpson.

Information and Communications Sector

Friday, 27 April 2012 

The Information and Communications Sector’s key topics and latest news, featuring panel members Naomi Climer, Will Stewart and Simon Yarwood. 

Influencing government

Tuesday, 6 March 2012 

IET Director of Policy Dr Tony Whitehead and Policy Panel Chairs Prof Phil Blythe and Dr David Evans discuss the IET’s policy work.

The Chief Executive and President in conversation

Friday, 9 December 2011

IET President Dr Mike Short and Chief Executive Nigel Fine speak about their latest news and take questions from members on a variety of topics.