Why girls don’t choose engineering?

Less than 12% of engineers are women in the UK, the lowest percentage in Europe. I’ve worked as an automation engineer for nearly 13 years. I have experience in the Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical and Food & Beverage industries, they are all very different but with one thing in common: the presence of female engineersContinue reading “Why girls don’t choose engineering?”

Girls toys vs. boys toys and their influence on the STEM gender gap

In the UK, at GCSE Level, girls account for less than a quarter of computing entries, so is not a surprise that only 12% of engineers are female. I have been in the engineering industry for over a decade, and even though I have worked with other female colleagues along the way, there really haven’tContinue reading “Girls toys vs. boys toys and their influence on the STEM gender gap”