In this conversation Vanessa Vallely OBE, CEO and Founder, WeAreTechWomen talks to Victoria Howells about her incredible career climb in engineering.

They discuss how her imposter syndrome drove her to return to education (mid-career) and how this enabled her to look at what she wanted to achieve in a much more strategic and innovative way. Within this conversation Victoria discusses her role as an engineering leader, why inclusion is at the top of her agenda, the importance of self-motivation and her top tips for career success.

About Victoria

Victoria HowellsVictoria Howells, Maritime and Land Sector Engineering Director, BAE Systems

Victoria is the BAE Systems Maritime and Land Sector Engineering Director responsible for enabling our 8,500 brilliant engineers working across UK and Australia to do their very best work on a broad range of highly complex engineering challenges. Victoria is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, holding a BA (hons) from Brunel University and an MSc. from Liverpool John Moores in Industrial Design as well as more recently graduating from a post graduate degree in Strategy and Innovation from Oxford University in 2021.