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Female engineers are still facing workplace discrimination

Female engineers are still facing discrimination at work, according to a new survey. The report, conducted by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), found that female engineers are regularly mocked, told to ‘toughen up’, and are assumed to be admin staff. The survey looked at the experiences of female engineers within the first ten years...
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“Female engineers can and will play a vital role” in transport industry | International Women in Engineering Day

Female engineers “can and will play a vital role” in the transport industry, says Transport Minister John Hayes. On International Women in Engineering Day, Hayes encouraged women to consider a career in engineering. Hayes marked the day by meeting with female engineers at Waterloo Station and discussing their vital role in Britain’s transport industry. Speaking...
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Women are leaving engineering because they are not taken seriously

Female engineers are leaving the field because they are not taken seriously, according to a new study. The study found that unchallenging projects, blatant sexual harassment and greater isolation from support networks contribute to women’s exit from engineering. The study followed 700 students from four schools – MIT, UMass, Olin College of Engineering, and the...
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Advice and tips on attracting future engineers

Doug Anderson, Sales and Marketing Manager of Guttridge, discusses the importance of attracting future female engineers and offers a few top tips along the way. As a company, it’s important to not only chase the next customer, but also chase the next employee. The engineering sector should constantly attract new talent and actively encourage more...
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Female engineers celebrated as list of top 50 Women in Engineering campaign is launched

The first Top 50 Women in Engineering list has been released, to coincide with National Women in Engineering Week. The list, compiled by the Telegraph in partnership with the Women’s Engineering Society, celebrates the top influential women in engineering in the UK. Narrowed down from almost 900 nominations, amongst those named were Professor Dame Wendy...
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