This social media campaign aims at creating greater visibility for women around the globe; encouraging women in tech to step forward as role models and inspire the current and next generation of women. #GettingMoreWomenIntoTech
Over 100 female engineers, mathematicians and scientists from across the UK recently gathered for an event at the Houses of Parliament.
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.
To tackle the issue, various national campaigns have been launched in recent months, one of the more notable ones by EDF Energy, aiming to inspire teenage girls to pursue science-based careers after new research revealed a third don’t think they are clever enough for such jobs.
The finalists of the European Women in Construction & Engineering Awards came together last week to celebrate female role models within these sectors.
Gillian Arnold, Chair of BCSWomen Specialist Group and Helen Wollaston, Chief Executive of WISE as Guest Speakers, delivered presentations on 'Deconstructing the Glass Ceiling' and the initiatives in place to promote women in science, technology, and engineering.
The UK motor industry is on the search for the most influential British women in the sector this summer, after research by the Automotive Council found that women working in automotive manufacturing are outnumbered by men three to one.
Held at Booths Park, Knutsford, in conjunction with WISE, the campaign to improve gender balance in science, technology and engineering, the breakfast meeting attracted more than 50 business leaders from the nuclear, engineering, construction and professional services sectors.
Professor Danielle George, Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering and Vice Dean for Teaching and Learning at the University of Manchester, thinks the Internet of Things will serve to inspire the next generation of engineers. That’s why she’s backing a competition that will produce exciting new examples of connectivity.
The absence of women in technology careers has been observed since at least 2005 and a $4 billion annual investment is now in place in the UK to rectify the gender imbalance, according to Deloitte’s TMT Predictions 2016 report.
University of Edinburgh: Number of women in high performance computing and science in general is worryingly low, says scholar who leads group for female academics in her field.