Webinar | Women in STEM: Creating a Gender Balanced Workforce in Engineering

Webinar | Women in STEM: Creating a Gender Balanced Workforce...

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about 1 year ago

by Adam Smith

​How recruitment, retention, and progression looks different when it comes to building a truly diverse and inclusive business.

Wednesday 18th November at 9:30am

Government data shows that, as of 2019, the UK reached one million women in core-STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) occupations, with over 50,000 women now working in engineering jobs specifically. This being said, it is still widely believed that there is still a long way to go if we are to achieve true diversity within the STEM sectors.

This exclusive Women in STEM webinar hosted by Emma Bould, Engineering Manager at GlaxoSmithKline, which focuses on recruitment, retention, progression, and making careers in STEM attractive and realistic to women everywhere.

Emma discusses her own career journey so far and showcases the work she has been a part of to move GSK’s own graduate and apprenticeships intake from a 100% male intake, to a gender-balanced, 50/50 male-female split.

As a member of GSK’s global board for Engineering Diversity and Inclusion, Emma also sheds light on the motivations of both men and women in STEM industries and offers some guidance on how getting this right can contribute significantly to higher staff retention rates amongst female employees.

This webinar will be 45 minutes in duration and will include a live Q&A.

You can view the slide deck from this webinar here.

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