Inspiring girls with People Like Me

People Like Me

People Like Me aims to support the recruitment of girls into STEM subjects post-16, particularly those that girls typically do not choose such as physics and engineering. Currently physics is the 3rd most popular A-level for boys but only the 19th for girls, and of 14,000 engineering apprentices, in 2017 only 450 were girls. Failing to recruit girls into these areas is not only limiting for the girls (as they miss out on great careers in exciting areas) but also represents a real threat to the UK economy.

A REVOLUTIONARY APPROACH TO ENGAGING GIRLS WITH CAREERS IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHS (STEM)

ROLE MODELS

Rachel Newman

Communicator | Persuader | Trainer

“I get to meet a variety of people on a daily basis and learn new things from them everyday.”

Rachel is a really friendly person—she’s sympathetic, agreeable and Co-operative. As a graduate, Rachel gets to work in different teams across the company, so these are all great personality traits to have since she’s constantly getting to know and work with new people!

THE 12 TYPES OF SCIENTIST

Supporter

  • Creative and understanding
  • Likes helping people get what they need
  • Naturally good at making friends and getting on with a wide range of people
  • Able to listen and understand what people want
  • Takes pride in exceeding people’s expectations

PEOPLE LIKE THIS WORK IN

Customer Relations or Customer Support in businesses, helping people to use a product or to buy a new one. They support businesses in trying to improve.

JOBS

Planning Assistant, Personal Assistant (PA), Client Relationship Manager, Customer Service Manager, Management Consultant, Risk and Compliance Advisor, IT Supply Chain Specialist

I thought the webinar was fantastic and felt really motivated and inspired afterwards. I have a session booked in July at a girls school and even though it isn’t specifically a people like me event, there was so much useful information in the webinar that I can use. Things like girls relating to failure more, keeping their options open, being more in the know about post GCSE options etc.

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