This year’s International Women in Engineering Day theme is heroes, celebrating the best, brightest and bravest women in engineering. When I was thinking about this, I did what I think most people would do. I thought about famous female engineers that have made their mark; the likes of Hedy Lamarr, Edith Clarke, and Ada Lovelace; trailblazers who changed the world. But while these names have impacted my life, sometimes without me even knowing, my engineering heroes are a little closer to home.
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Women have been taking up engineering as a major for a while now in India, which begs the question – why are there so few top women executives?
To mark Women in Engineering Day (23 June 2020), in this blog post, Elliot Taylor, a hardware engineer at Imagination, gives his personal views on the importance of diversity.
Why are more women not choosing technology careers such as engineering? Jo Jones, Imagination’s Technology Communications Manager, investigates.
Why choose engineering? To close out Women in Engineering week 2019 we look at why engineering is a great choice of career for men and women.
Are women missing out on a fulfilling and creative career path by not choosing engineering and can we, as an industry help to address it?
Jeni Thakrar is the founder of Inspiring Girls-Hemel Hempstead, a project that connects school girls of all ages with inspiring professional women in our area.
International Women’s Day is the annual celebration of the achievements of women around the globe, in all spheres of life. This year the day has particular resonance. The #TimesUp and #MeToo campaigns have dominated headlines and done an effective job in highlighting issues of harassment and gender imbalance across all workplaces. In addition, 2018 represents 100 years since women in the UK were granted suffrage for the first time.
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