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WYPB 2021 Competition – Light up the city

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Designed for young people with a passion for STEM - Why not take part? Great...
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Barbie presents Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert with a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness

Barbie presents Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert with a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness

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The Professor of Vaccinology is named a 2021 Role Model as brand celebrates women in...
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WISE NI hub invites women working in STEM to help inspire future generations

WISE NI hub invites women working in STEM to help inspire future generations

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More role models needed to help girls and women see the difference a STEM career...
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Solving the UK’s Digital Skills Gap

Solving the UK’s Digital Skills Gap

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Help shape the conversation about closing the UK's Digital Skills Gap WISE is looking for...
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University will host new WISE South East hub to support women and girls in STEM

University will host new WISE South East hub to support women and girls in STEM

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Canterbury Christ Church University will host a new hub for the south east to bridge...
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WISE launches tech landscape survey to close the digital skills

WISE launches tech landscape survey to close the digital skills

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With women representing just 17% of IT professionals, a figure that has remained stubbornly low...
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How Do You #ChooseToChallenge?

How Do You #ChooseToChallenge?

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International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements...
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To be more sustainable, we must first be more equal

To be more sustainable, we must first be more equal

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WISE believes that greater equality is essential to achieve greater sustainability. The campaign for greater...
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Royal Academy of Engineering and WISE Gender Pay Gap report

Royal Academy of Engineering and WISE Gender Pay Gap report

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Engineering gender pay gap in the UK less than feared, but still requires action Various...
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WISE Patron, HRH, The Princess Royal, celebrates 1 million women in STEM with WISE!

WISE Patron, HRH, The Princess Royal, celebrates 1 million women in STEM with WISE!

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WISE Patron, HRH, The Princess Royal, joined WISE last week for an online celebration event...
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Delighted to introduce Kay Hussain – Chief Executive of WISE

Delighted to introduce Kay Hussain – Chief Executive of WISE

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We are delighted to introduce Kay Hussain, our new Chief Executive of WISE. Kay joins...
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Amazon announces programme to further boost gender diversity and inclusion across UK business

Amazon announces programme to further boost gender diversity and inclusion across UK business

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New ‘Amazon Amplify’ programme includes a series of initiatives, adding to existing broader company programmes...
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Breaking UK tech’s gender divide

Breaking UK tech’s gender divide

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More women are needed in UK tech. So what is being done by universities and...
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Expert reviewers needed for the next series of Tara and Dani Binns books!

Expert reviewers needed for the next series of Tara and Dani Binns books!

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WISE and publishers Harper Collins Big Cat are looking for expert reviewers for the next...
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Progress on women in STEM is starting to unravel

Progress on women in STEM is starting to unravel

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Thirty years on from the start of the push to get more girls into science,...
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We can’t hear you…. You’re on mute!

We can’t hear you…. You’re on mute!

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A summary of 2020 and looking forward to a bright 2021 from the WISE Young...
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BAM Nuttall becomes proud WISE Strategic Partner

BAM Nuttall becomes proud WISE Strategic Partner

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BAM Nuttall is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with inclusion change-makers WISE. This partnership...
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ANNOUNCING THE WISE 20

ANNOUNCING THE WISE 20

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As part of our 1 of the Million campaign and in celebration of 20 years...
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A New Perspective on Multitasking – Dads working from home

A New Perspective on Multitasking – Dads working from home

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Written and compiled by WISE Young Professional Board Member, Alexandra Lawson. If we rewind back...
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Coaching and mentoring, aren’t they the same thing?

Coaching and mentoring, aren’t they the same thing?

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By WISE Young Professional Board Member, Nadia Earl No, they are not the same. They...
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WISE partnered Tara Binns books win Teach Primary award

WISE partnered Tara Binns books win Teach Primary award

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We are delighted to announce that the Tara Binns reading books, published by Collins in...
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Who Inspired You to Become #1ofTheMillion?

Who Inspired You to Become #1ofTheMillion?

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How do you navigate your life and the world around you? A lot of us...
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Diversity and Inclusion Through the Lenses of Artificial Intelligence

Diversity and Inclusion Through the Lenses of Artificial Intelligence

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WISE Young Professionals’ Board Member, Frida Nzaba discusses the importance of having diversity and inclusion...
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WISE Ambassador, Dr Alison Vincent elected as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

WISE Ambassador, Dr Alison Vincent elected as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

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Academy welcomes 53 leading UK and international engineers as new Fellows Fifty-three leading engineers from...
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Ad Astra Per Diversitatem: Female Voices in NASA

Ad Astra Per Diversitatem: Female Voices in NASA

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By WISE Young Professionals’ Board member, Abigail Seager, BBC, Senior Systems Engineer with writing and...
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WISE announces the retirement of Helen Wollaston, Chief Executive, effective 19 August 2020

WISE announces the retirement of Helen Wollaston, Chief Executive, effective 19 August 2020

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Helen joined WISE in 2012 and was the first Chief Executive of the Community Interest...
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Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion Training

Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion Training

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The WISE Introduction to Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion training provides an overview of diversity,...
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How to improve STEM workplace culture

How to improve STEM workplace culture

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Josiah O’Brien from the WISE Young Professionals’ Board looks at things we can all do to...
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NEW WISE Webinar Series!

NEW WISE Webinar Series!

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Join our exciting and informative series of webinars delivered by leading professionals in the STEM...
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SHARKNINJA® Partners with WISE to Promote Women in Innovation

SHARKNINJA® Partners with WISE to Promote Women in Innovation

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Premium home technology firm SharkNinja is today announcing its partnership with WISE, a body which...
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Lauren McMullen, General Manager, London at SharkNinja

Lauren McMullen, General Manager, London at SharkNinja

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Lauren McMullen, General Manager at SharkNinja Lauren McMullen, General Manager at WISE’s newest member SharkNinja,...
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Gender, Disability and Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting at Brunel

Gender, Disability and Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting at Brunel

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By Dr Jenny Cook, Equality Data Analyst, Brunel University London Universities are facing challenges in...
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Encouraging girls to study science and technology will help grow the economy

Encouraging girls to study science and technology will help grow the economy

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A new scheme to encourage girls to choose a career in science, technology, engineering and...
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Kamini Edgley problem solver to engineer #INWED20 #ShapeTheWorld

Kamini Edgley problem solver to engineer #INWED20 #ShapeTheWorld

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Kamini Edgley, Director of Engineering and Asset Management at WISE Strategic Partners, Network Rail. Even...
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How do women at Northern Gas Networks #ShapeTheWorld

How do women at Northern Gas Networks #ShapeTheWorld

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Did you know that today is #INWED20? Today is about recognising the women that contribute...
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One of the million

One of the million

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via www.gov.uk Today, the campaign group Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) is celebrating the...
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A tale of hope

A tale of hope

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Gisela Rossi from the WISE Young Professionals’ Board discusses her volunteer role as a coding mentor to...
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Women are needed to solve society’s greatest challenges

Women are needed to solve society’s greatest challenges

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By Helen Wollaston, Chief Executive, WISE, the campaign for gender balance in STEM The recent...
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More than 1m women working in core Stem roles ‘for the first time ever’

More than 1m women working in core Stem roles ‘for the first time ever’

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There are more than 1m women working in core roles across science, technology, engineering and...
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Women in Science and Engineering at Canterbury Christ Church University – #1ofTheMillion Day

Women in Science and Engineering at Canterbury Christ Church University – #1ofTheMillion Day

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This year marks a massive milestone in the continuing effort to get more women into...
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STEM Outreach – Who Will be Left Behind?

STEM Outreach – Who Will be Left Behind?

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By WISE Young Professionals’ Board member, Tariq Ismail, Inspiration and Engagement Specialist The Smallpeice Trust...
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1 of The Million – Fighting COVID-19

1 of The Million – Fighting COVID-19

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The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has meant that a lot of NHS staff have had to...
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Meet Some of the Women Who Are Helping Find Solutions to Covid Through STEM

Meet Some of the Women Who Are Helping Find Solutions to Covid Through STEM

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During this uncertain time, one thing remains certain – women strengthen our STEM workforce. This...
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Coronavirus: Women’s minister insists PPE not gender-specific despite doctors warning gear designed for men putting female health workers at risk

Coronavirus: Women’s minister insists PPE not gender-specific despite doctors warning gear designed for men putting female health workers at risk

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Liz Truss criticised for comments after British Medical Association raised concerns about women being forced...
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Home-schooling and adjusting to working from home

Home-schooling and adjusting to working from home

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By Sarah Behenna, WISE’s STEM Accord Manager and qualified science teacher. Sarah qualified as a...
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Stuck Inside Whilst the Planet Thrives

Stuck Inside Whilst the Planet Thrives

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By Beth Probert, WISE Young Professionals’ Board. Every year on the 22nd April, people across...
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Keep gender on the agenda – now more than ever

Keep gender on the agenda – now more than ever

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Science, technology, engineering and mathematical modelling save lives – we see that more than ever...
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Development and inspiration from 15 minutes to 24 hours

Development and inspiration from 15 minutes to 24 hours

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There has never been a more important time to ensure that you are looking after...
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Why mentors are so important in difficult times – especially for diversity

Why mentors are so important in difficult times – especially for diversity

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Ruth Blanco, Communications Director WISE “In the hectic times at the moment, juggling home schooling...
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WISE Conference 2019 Rewind – Robots & Responsibility

WISE Conference 2019 Rewind – Robots & Responsibility

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Aimee van Wynsberghe, WISE Conference 2019 Take 30 minutes to find out how gendered AI...
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WISE Conference 2019 Rewind – The Gendered Brain?

WISE Conference 2019 Rewind – The Gendered Brain?

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Gina Rippon, WISE Conference 2019 Ever heard of the Gender Equality Paradox? Take 30 minutes...
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WISE Conference 2019 Rewind – Women in Innovation

WISE Conference 2019 Rewind – Women in Innovation

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Fiona McDonnell, WISE Conference 2019 Do you recognise yourself as an innovator? Why not? Take...
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At times of crisis, keep inclusion front of mind

At times of crisis, keep inclusion front of mind

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There is plenty of evidence to prove that diversity of thought fuels innovation. We need...
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Working from home with kids

Working from home with kids

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David Birtwhistle Digital Marketing Officer The main reason I decided to work from home 2...
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Working from home and mental health

Working from home and mental health

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Karen Bleasby, Mental Health First Aider and Finance Officer The mental health implications of the...
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STEM Resources for Children

STEM Resources for Children

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As schools in the UK are closed due to Corona Virus, we know that you...
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Working from home – the WISE experience

Working from home – the WISE experience

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Around half of the WISE team have been home-based for some time now, so we...
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Big Careers! Big Opportunities! Maritime UK celebrates International Women’s Day by launching new resource for schools and industry ambassadors

Big Careers! Big Opportunities! Maritime UK celebrates International Women’s Day by launching new resource for schools and industry ambassadors

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#EachforEqual #IWD2020 #womeninmaritime Government-funded outreach resource for schools and industry ambassadors, to inspire the next...
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Britain’s first ‘all female operated’ train service runs today

Britain’s first ‘all female operated’ train service runs today

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Network Rail and Southeastern launch landmark day for women in UK rail All female train...
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DRIVING A CULTURE OF INCLUSION

DRIVING A CULTURE OF INCLUSION

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Transforming the campaign for greater gender balance in STEM via The HR Director Magazine Diversity...
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New research on working parents

New research on working parents

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STEM industries have skills shortages; nine in ten STEM employers are finding it hard to...
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Top Tips for Engaging Young People With STEM

Top Tips for Engaging Young People With STEM

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Beth Probert from the WISE Young Professionals’ Board shares her top tips on how to...
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The Ten Steps

The Ten Steps

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Helping members improve gender balance in their business JOIN US Women make up only 24%...
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Treat your gender pay gap report as an opportunity

Treat your gender pay gap report as an opportunity

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The gender pay gap regulations have brought “unparalleled transparency”,  Minister for Women Victoria Adams told...
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Engineering gender pay gap in the UK less than feared, but still requires action

Engineering gender pay gap in the UK less than feared, but still requires action

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Research published today by the Royal Academy of Engineering indicates that the gender pay gap...
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Returner and retraining schemes key to closing the gender gap in tech says WISE

Returner and retraining schemes key to closing the gender gap in tech says WISE

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WISE, the campaign for greater gender balance in science, technology and engineering (STEM), is urging...
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The Exciting New Members of the WISE YPB 2020

The Exciting New Members of the WISE YPB 2020

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As another year flies by we find ourselves in 2020 already! The WISE Young Professionals’...
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Ten years on, why are there still so few women in tech?

Ten years on, why are there still so few women in tech?

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With the amount of women employed in the digital workforce hovering around 17% for the...
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Female scientists use less positive language about their work, study finds

Female scientists use less positive language about their work, study finds

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Tendency of men to use words such as ‘excellent’ has effect on future citations of...
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Percentage of women in tech remains low at 16%, with little growth in 10 years

Percentage of women in tech remains low at 16%, with little growth in 10 years

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Calling on the STEM sector to increase the number of women in core roles to...
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Employ more women in STEM roles or get left behind, says WISE campaign

Employ more women in STEM roles or get left behind, says WISE campaign

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Calling on employers, professional bodies and educators to set a target of achieving 30% of...
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WISE highlights public sector role for women in STEM

WISE highlights public sector role for women in STEM

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Public sector could attract more women into jobs related to STEM Via UKAuthority It has...
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Women in STEM shape the future with amazing tech and engineering

Women in STEM shape the future with amazing tech and engineering

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by Engineering Specifier WISE, the campaign for greater gender balance in STEM, says women are...
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WISE calls out tech industry for slow approach to equality

WISE calls out tech industry for slow approach to equality

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At the 2019 WISE awards, chair of the campaign Trudy Norris-Grey called upon the audience...
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BBC News Worklife

BBC News Worklife

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Global business stories and what they mean for you. Available on BBC iPlayer now! WISE...
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Why are so few women inventors named on patents?

Why are so few women inventors named on patents?

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Women inventors account for just under 13% of patent applications globally by BBC It's easy...
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Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2019

Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2019

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WISE team, Ambassadors and friends make list by Computer Weekly Congratulations to all the inspiring...
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Scientist Camille Schrier wins Miss Virginia by ‘breaking stereotypes’

Scientist Camille Schrier wins Miss Virginia by ‘breaking stereotypes’

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by BBC News For the talent round of this year's Miss Virginia competition, most of...
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Inspiring Greater Diversity and Inclusion in the Technology Sector

Inspiring Greater Diversity and Inclusion in the Technology Sector

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by Bloomberg Bloomberg’s Marie Mawad sits down with Salesforce Architect, Ethical AI Practice, Kathy Baxter;...
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Helen Wollaston: Finding WISE solutions to improving diversity

Helen Wollaston: Finding WISE solutions to improving diversity

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Ground Engineering At the end of last year, we announced that there were 900,000 women...
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New partnership launched to drive uptake of STEM careers

New partnership launched to drive uptake of STEM careers

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WISE, the ERA Foundation, STEM Learning, the Design and Technology Association and The Smallpeice Trust,...
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We are all WISE Women in Industry – a lattice career for all

We are all WISE Women in Industry – a lattice career for all

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WISE 2018 Woman in Industry Award finalist, Emma Taylor, talks about the benefits of a ‘lattice...
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Why the industry needs more women in engineering

Why the industry needs more women in engineering

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Engineering is missing out because of latent prejudice and unconscious bias preventing women from entering...
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The Need For More Women In STEM Roles Goes Beyond Simple Diversity

The Need For More Women In STEM Roles Goes Beyond Simple Diversity

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The UK is on target to employ 1M women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics...
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WISE emphasises importance of role models at 2018 awards

WISE emphasises importance of role models at 2018 awards

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WISE emphasised the importance of shining the light on female role models during its 2018...
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UK Space Agency backs campaign to inspire girls

UK Space Agency backs campaign to inspire girls

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The UK Space Agency has joined a campaign to encourage more girls to study STEM...
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People Like Me training platform wants to inspire more girls into STEM

People Like Me training platform wants to inspire more girls into STEM

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A campaign to close the STEM skills gap wants to encourage more businesses to work...
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WISE conference 2018: Tackling the female patent problem

WISE conference 2018: Tackling the female patent problem

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Research by WISE found fewer than 10% of patents filed in the UK have involvement...
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WISE Conference 2018

WISE Conference 2018

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The importance of calling out bad behaviour article by Computer Weekly The 2018 conference for...
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Only 9% of UK patents are filed by women

Only 9% of UK patents are filed by women

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WISE has suggested ten steps to ensure companies are doing more to inspire girls into...
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Ormiston Park Academy students enjoy STEM workshop

Ormiston Park Academy students enjoy STEM workshop

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GIRLS at Ormiston Park Academy were encouraged to consider careers in science at a special...
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Women in STEM jobs are paid less than men and the gap shows no sign of shrinking, according to the latest findings from the New Scientist/SRG annual salary survey

Women in STEM jobs are paid less than men and the gap shows no sign of shrinking, according to the latest findings from the New Scientist/SRG annual salary survey

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article by New Scientist WOMEN working in science and engineering earn a fifth less than...
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STEMming The Gender Gap

STEMming The Gender Gap

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article by HuffPost In 2017, illustrator Adam Hargreaves brought the Mr Men and Little Miss...
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For the numerous organisations dedicated to addressing the problem of women’s under-representation in science, solutions are far from clear.

For the numerous organisations dedicated to addressing the problem of women’s under-representation in science, solutions are far from clear.

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article by The WIRE Growing up in Saudi Arabia, Aciel Eshky didn’t get the memo...
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