Girls in Stem

Educating the Students of Today - Females in STEM

Daniel Kendal | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel Kendal

A lot of awareness is being made for girls to study and work in STEM. Recently, an engineering jobs team created an online database to help encourage and inspire more female students to work in the engineering and aerospace industry.

Time to Get More Women in Tech

Anne Marie Neatham | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Tech
Anne Marie Neatham

I can count on one hand the number of inspirational women in top technology positions. Google recently revealed that only 17% of tech roles were occupied by women, prompting the resurgence of the much needed "women in technology" discussion

Why Can't Women be Coders Too?

Rachel Swidenbank | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Tech
Rachel Swidenbank

Whether we like it or not preconceptions exist and sometimes these preconceptions are based on fact. There aren't women in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) and women don't code. We all know this isn't true but it has certainly been a topic of conversation for a long time.

Could You Name More Than One Female Scientist?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

They've uncovered some of planet earth's mysteries and their discoveries have helped to shape the world we live in, but could you name a female scient...

Brogan Driscoll

Why Do Women Hold Just 15.5% Of STEM Positions In The UK?

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite making up 46% of the overall UK workforce, government figures show that women hold just 15.5% of jobs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineerin...

Women Into STEM Careers - Is the UK Missing the Boat?

Dr Gordon Mizner | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Dr Gordon Mizner

A recent report by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee expressed concern at the low proportions of women at senior level in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) professions.

10 Gift Ideas for Your Little Stemette This Christmas

Anne-Marie Imafidon | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Tech
Anne-Marie Imafidon

Whether you're a little Stemette (a STEM loving girl) or have a little Stemette in your life, Christmas is the perfect time to shop around for those presents that are going to get you, or someone you know, on the path to becoming part of the next generation of girls in STEM.

Job Available: The Uncreative, Uninventive and Uncaring Need Not Apply

Sakthy Selvakumaran | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sakthy Selvakumaran

In choosing a future career, do you find yourself torn between balancing your creative nature, your love of words and communication with an interest in science and technology? Do you dream big and feel you might be capable of bringing people together to navigate difficult decisions that have to be made in pursuit of the solutions to the great global challenges posed by poverty, economic crisis and climate change?

Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Leaders

Emma McGuigan | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Emma McGuigan

Amongst the finalists for the LBG First Women Awards was Eleni Antoniadou, the scientist who developed an artificial trachea that was used in the firs...

Empowering Women Through Structured Networks

Emma McGuigan | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Tech
Emma McGuigan

There is a famous quote by Madeline Albright, the first woman to become the US Secretary of State - "There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women." I am passionate about helping other women to succeed in the workplace as I have been lucky enough to be mentored by and exposed to some excellent female role models over the years.

Women in Technology

Emma McGuigan | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Emma McGuigan

Perhaps somewhere along the way we as women lose the curiosity to try and understand how things work and how to solve problems. Personally I think it is far more likely there is an image problem with technology and I believe we should be able to do something about this if we work together.

Do Women Need Women-Only Prizes?

Athene Donald | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Athene Donald

The young women making their way through school and university now, with dreams of progressing in their chosen field, maybe aiming right for the very top, need to know that their aspirations are achievable, that their dreams are not mere fantasies and that routes to the top exist.

Is Wearable Technology the Answer to Get More Girls in Tech?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

The number of females working in the technology industry may be decreasing by 0.5% every year, but out of this frenetic school scene of creativity and wearable technology came girls rushing to sign up to Mr. Talbert's computer science class next year.