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Women in RACHP Network

IOR special interest network group

Wed 14th Mar 2018 10:00

Speaker Various
Oganiser IOR

The IOR helped launch a network to promote Women in RACHP with the support of ACR Journal to coincide with National Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June 2016. 

The network is open to anyone (male or female) working in any RACHP related role such as service & maintenance, design, research, engineering, science, sales, administration, marketing, training etc. You do not have to be an IOR member to take part.

How you can get involved

If you are interested in the group join us on LinkedIn to be kept informed of interesting articles, meetings, events and to join the discussions. Everyone is welcome so please pass this invitation on to anyone interested in promoting and supporting professional opportunities for women in RACHP.

Women in RACHP Events

March 2018

On the 14th March the Women in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps will be holding a breakfast networking event hosted by Bitzer UK.  Delegates will hear practical advice from experts on career development and also have the opportunity to network with others working the RACHP sector.  Programme and full details to follow soon. 

June 2017

As part of the International Woman in Engineering Day on the 23rd June 2017 the Women in RACHP network held a training course focusing on career development for women from the RACHP sector. The event was hosted by Cool Concerns and offered delegates the opportunity to have hands on practical experience of working with refrigeration equipment as well as taking part in an interactive afternoon session focusing on personal and career development.

June 2016

On the 23rd June 2016 Catarina Marques MInstR held a webinar to provide some background on the role of women in science, engineering and refrigeration careers based on research carried out by the International Institute of Refrigeration as part of a Women in Refrigeration workshop, which looked at global skills shortages in engineering and technical staff, the growing demand for refrigeration professionals and opportunities to increase representation of women in this field.   

Read Interviews with Women in RACHP

See the ACR Journal page with interviews of women in different ACR jobs for examples of how women are contributing to the industry