Athena Swan

Athena Swan promotes and supports the careers of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (STEM), and aims to address gender inequalities and imbalance in these disciplines and, in particular, the under-representation of women in senior roles.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

In the news - Ed Miliband promises to train up thousands of female engineers

Thousands of female engineers will be trained up as part of a 'national mission' to get Britain building again, Ed Miliband announced today.
The Labour leader said it was a 'national embarrassment' that just one in 25 engineers were women.
He pledged to ensure an extra 400,000 engineers were trained up by 2020 - with a Labour source promising a 'significant increase' in the proportion of women.

By Tom McTague, Daily Mail, 24 November 2014
Read more here.

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