Engineer & Broadcaster
Kate Bellingham has had what is best described as a ‘portfolio’ career. With a degree in Physics, MSc in Electronics and Qualified Teacher Status, she has worked as a computer programmer, broadcast engineer, TV presenter (including ‘Museum of Life’ and ‘Tomorrow’s World’), secondary school maths teacher and as the National Careers Coordinator for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). Kate is a Patron of WISE and is also a volunteer STEM Ambassador. In 2004 she was awarded the ‘Public Promotion of Engineering’ Medal by the Royal Academy of Engineering and in 2011 won the UKRC ‘Women of Outstanding Achievement Award for Communication of Science, Engineering and Technology to Society’. Kate has also been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by the Universities of Hull, Kent and the West of England (UWE), an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Bradford as well as an Honorary Doctorate in Technology by Staffordshire University and De Montfort University in Leicester.