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Georgia Thompson is a black female civil engineer working in the rail and construction industry. She has been has been a part of a number of panel & talks. Most of them are listed below. 

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Video & Panel Discussion: Careers Panel - Institute of Physics

Feb 2021

A 'talking head' video and panel to help teachers improve the diversity of careers physics could lead to. I shared my journey of taking physics and a level and shared some tips on how to engage young people in engineering.

Keynote: Violet Crime Prevention Board

March 2021

Keynote about my experiences starting two business as side hustles. What I learned and still learning about balancing and using my strengths to empower and boost me. 

Panel Discussion: Let's Talk about being black - Bedford College

November 2020

Professional development session for Bedford College. As part of a panel of 3, I discussed my experiences of being black in the workplace. 

Keynote: Staff Development - North Hertfordshire College

December 2020

Keynote about my experiences in engineering as a student and an industry professionals. Discussing some of the barriers, struggles and resilience I experienced. 

STEM Rising Star Finalist - Black British Business Awards

October 2020

Georgia was nominated as a finalist in the Black British Business Awards 2020 for her work to date in the engineering industry


Career In Engineering Talk

October 2020

Zoom assembly for Birchwood High School for year 9's. 


Career In Engineering Talk

November 2020

Zoom assembly for Ashburton College


October 2020

Engineering is a varied, stimulating and valuable career and we need to work harder than ever to ensure that it is accessible for this generation of young people – for their own life chances and so that we have a diverse and insightful workforce that enables the UK to thrive.

Diversity In Engineering - Engineering UK


‘Being Black in the workplace: a discussion’ - UpReach

August 2020

upReach hosted ‘Being Black in the workplace: a discussion’. The webinar addressed the barriers faced by the Black community in the UK and how to approach them. Our panel discussed many topics, including how to deal with microaggressions, the importance of being your authentic self and challenging imposter syndrome.

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Engineers Without Boarders: Racism and Engineering: The stories behind the statistics

August 2020

Engineers without Boarders (EWB) hosted a panel discussion, Racism and Engineering: The stories behind the statistics, which aimed to not only explore the current state of representation in the engineering sector, but question what actions the sector needs to take to provide opportunities and welcome a more diverse cohort of engineers.

Social Media Campaigns - International Women In Engineering Day

June 2020

Social Media Campaigns - Institution of Civil Engineers

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Social Media Campaigns - WISE

June 2020


There are now 1 million women working in core STEM roles across the UK. To celebrate this significant milestone and to recongise the important work being done by women in STEM, WISE has launched our new 1 of the Million campaign.

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Career In Engineering Podcast


Career In Engineering Talk


Career In Engineering Podcast

May 2020

Engineering Success Podcast Profile Editions talks to industry professionals about their current position and what it is like to work in engineering and related industries.

February 2020

Inspiring Future @ Southfields Academy

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Nov 2018

Civil engineer and careers coach Georgia Thompson tells us her views on the benefits diversity brings to business, and what people in leadership and HR can do to improve diversity in recruitment and retention 

Georgia works for an infrastructure company and writes for Virginia’s Thoughts, a platform for young people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). She will be speaking on the ‘Data and diversity’ panel at the ODI Summit

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Nov 2018

Data and diversity - Panel Discussion

How and why can diversity be measured and promoted? Can diversity data help identify trends and highlight biases and discrimination? And how can any harmful effects be mitigated? 


These questions and more were discussed on the Data and diversity panel at the ODI Summit 2018, chaired by ODI Head of Content Anna Scott.

Diversity & Inclusion In Engineering - ODI

Blog & Panel

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Oct 2018

I was a part of panel taking questions from the audience. CHAIN is an inter-institutional event designed to engage, inform, and inspire early career engineers based in a specific area.

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Oct 2018

I share my career story to date. CHAIN is an inter-institutional event designed to engage, inform, and inspire early career engineers based in a specific area.

CHAIN: Career in Engineering - Talk & Panel


Career In Engineering Talk

Oct 2018

I had work commitments preventing me from attending in person but with the use of technology I was able attend!

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Career In Engineering Talk

June 2017

Rianna Price from Higher Bridge Learning invited me as a guest speaker to speak to a group of young girls.

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Career In Engineering Talk

Dec 2017

A quick overview to my journey to becoming a civil engineer. Fantastic display of STEAM in such creative ways at the Aureus School Teach Meet. This was a short, sweet and simple overview of my journey thus far.

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