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WISE Conference 2018 special
We were very proud that the biggest WISE conference yet was held in the North in 2018, Year of Engineering and 100 years since women first got the vote. Held at The Lowry, Salford on 9 May, close to the home of the Pankhursts, our theme was innovation...
Practical solution to gender pay gap
There has been much wringing of hands in recent weeks over the gender pay gap figures, prompted by the requirement of larger companies to publish the data. A common explanation is that men are doing more of the engineering and technology roles, which of course pay more. Another is that there are more men in senior roles, which also pay more. Instead of wringing their hands, WISE members are doing something practical to address both issues...
International Women's Day #PressforProgress
WISE is proud to support this year's IWD theme #PressforProgress. Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. Find a WISE member event near you | Follow on Twitter as we celebrate the day!
WISE Awards nominations now open and WISE Conference tickets on sale!
As we open nominations for the WISE Awards 2018, there is just one category left to co-sponsor with EDF Energy.
This is the critically important WISE Man Award, for male champions leading change in their organisations and beyond. Backing this particular category sends a powerful message that gender balance in STEM is not solely a women’s issue – it makes good business sense which benefits us all.
2018 WISE Young Women's Board
These twelve STEM professionals are the rising stars who make up the WISE Young Women’s Board (WYWB) which is now in its fourth year. After facing some stiff competition Sabrina Castiglione, Nadia Earl, Nicola Entwistle and Rebecca Winstanley have been newly appointed. We also congratulate Susie Jutsum who has taken the role as Chair for 2018.