Global defence, aerospace and security company BAE Systems was last night revealed as the BT Macro Employer of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards at an exclusive ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House.
It is exactly 30 years since pioneering car engineer Dorothée Aurélie Marianne Pullinger passed away in Guernsey. For enthusiasts she is fondly recognised for the Galloway car, which was made by women in south west Scotland for the women of the world.
Finalists are announced in top programme for Women in Tech: 2016 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards
34 women recognised for changing the face of technology in the UK are named today as finalists in the sixth annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards in association with techUK.
Ben Howlett, the MP for Bath, recently secured a debate in Parliament on increasing diversity in STEM, having worked in conjunction with the House of Commons to host a digital debate on Twitter using #WomenInSTEM.
Torness Nuclear Power Station apprentice Stefany Chisholm hopes to inspire more girls into technical roles
EDF ambassador Stefany Chisholm from East Lothian says it's a good time for girls to get into roles traditionally dominated by men.
Ellen Stofan, who has held a number of roles at the US space agency since the early 1990s, said she had often felt the need to “fake” that she belonged at the organisation because she is a woman.
The Association for Consultancy and Engineering [ACE] has announced that Lady Barbara Judge, CBE, has been appointed as chairman of the organisation’s Advisory Board as part of its diversity commitments.
Many futurists and economists predict automation, robots, and artificial intelligence will take human jobs. It might not happen, of course, but if it does women will lose more jobs than men, a report has claimed.
Profiles of several graduate students and faculty members on their efforts, STEM-focused projects and thoughts on the future of women in scientific fields.
Filtering for engineering journals from 2008 to 2013, the team gathered 679,338 articles with one million co-authors, assigning gender using a separate database of male and female first names.
Women outnumber men in 112 of 180 degree subjects, with females from poorer backgrounds 50% more likely to go to university than their male counterparts.