We analyse and provide the latest statistics on women and girls’ participation in STEM in the UK. Our figures provide a snapshot of the current position, from classroom to boardroom.





8%of women

progress to a level 4+
STEM qualification

24%of women

are in the
STEM workforce

28%of women

are on

News & Articles

20th September, 2021

WYPB 2021 Competition – Light up the city

Designed for young people with a passion for STEM – Why not … Read More

4th August, 2021

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

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20th July, 2021

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

More role models needed to help girls and women see the difference … Read More

30th June, 2021

Solving the UK’s Digital Skills Gap

Help shape the conversation about closing the UK’s Digital Skills Gap WISE … Read More