RAeS Council member, Lara Small ARAeS, featured in the Stylist Magazine's Work/Life section and revealed what a regular day as an aerospace engineer means for her.

A day in the life...

Lara Small ARAeS works as an aerospace engineer for Rolls-Royce, one of the Society's Corporate Partners, managing a team of seven to oversee manufacturing projects as diverse as producing components for aeroplane engines or building a nuclear reactor vessel. You can read more about a typical diary of her day in the Stylist magazine.

Lara was elected to the Royal Aeronautical Society's Council in 2013 and also serves on the Women in Aerospace & Aviation Committee, which tackles under-representation. In order to give back to the engineering community she also acts as a STEM ambassador, promoting careers in aerospace and engineering and encouraging students to choose Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects to study at school. 

Contributing to RAeS objectives

RAeS member at any level are encouraged to participate in Society activities to gain the most from their membership and aid their professional and personal development. There are many opportunities to get involved with one of our specialist groups, promote careers and education initiatives, or join our Young Persons Network to encourage your peers to join the RAeS. For more information about any of these opportunities, please contact our Membership team on +44 (0)20 7670 4320 or email membership@aerosociety.com.


7 May 2014