Inspiring girls with People Like Me

People Like Me

To meet WISE’s commitment to engage more girls to consider studies and careers in STEM – and reach 200,000 girls in the next 5 years; WISE has created a new interactive game to help girls find rewarding careers in STEM; where girls will be happy and successful. This new interactive game is called My skills my life.

More info can be found on our My Skills My Life page

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

ROLE MODELS

Irosha Gunatunga

Developer | Investigator | Regulator

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

Irosha is a practical person who is able to methodically work through tasks in order to solve tricky construction and engineering problems. She spends a lot of time on construction sites and relies on her patience and organisational...

THE 12 TYPES OF SCIENTIST

Developer

  • Creative and practical
  • Likes to design and develop products for a better tomorrow
  • Good at empathising with others to understand their needs
  • Good at coming up with creative ideas to solve problems
  • Can use practical skills to design and build better things

PEOPLE LIKE THIS WORK IN

businesses designing or developing new products, structures, buildings or services

JOBS

Software Developer, Space Craft Structures Engineer, Signalling Designer, Research & Development Design Scientist, Product Designer, Piping Designer, Sport Scientist, Artificial Intelligence Specialist, Civil Engineer, Transport Planner, Apprentice in Engineering.

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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