Even though so many gender barriers are tumbling – at elite universities, where women now outnumber men, or running for presidency in the US, where polls show that fewer people think gender makes a difference – some areas still appear to be lagging behind, as is the case with digital coding.
Over 100 female engineers, mathematicians and scientists from across the UK recently gathered for an event at the Houses of Parliament.
President of Institution of Engineering and Technology, Naomi Climer, received an Honorary Doctorate of the University of Huddersfield for services to engineering and gender equality.
Autocar has recognised twenty female workers at Jaguar Land Rover as some of the brightest and most influential stars in a new Top 100 Most Influential British Women in the Automotive Industry report.
Survey finds that pocket money pay at nine-year high, but gender pay gap among children is growing with boys 12% better off than girls compared to 2% in 2015.
Troup Bywaters + Anders have been crowned winners of the Excellence in Social Responsibility (Up to 249 employees) category at the annual Investors in People Awards 2016, the leading industry event recognising high performance in people management.
Ministers are calling on FTSE 350 businesses to ensure a third of boardrooms seats are filled with women by 2020.
The Royal Academy of Engineering, with support from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, has launched a programme of visiting teaching engineers (VTEs) which will place 15 professional women engineers into teaching roles in further education (FE) colleges across the UK.