Women In Engineering
Women in engineering
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Women make up around 11% of the engineering industry.
Often, women can feel discouraged when studying as, according to research from the Harvard Business Review, as female students are often treated differently in lectures and group projects by both their peers and professors.
The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe compared to other countries (e.g. Latvia, Bulgaria and Cyprus has nearly 30%).
47% of 11 to 19 year olds said they knew little or almost nothing about what engineers do.
19.5% of engineers currently working in the UK are due to retire by 2026, which will leave a skills, knowledge and experience gap.