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Support women into careers in science, engineering or technology.

Recruit and retain talented employees for your business. 

The Women in Engineering initiative helps women get into Science, Technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, stay in them, move up the career ladder and get to the top.

Women are supported through a career enhancement programme, individual career coaching and leadership training

Businesses are supported to adopt employment practices and workplace cultures which benefit everyone.

The initiative, run by Equate and supported by Semta, also aims to increase awareness of the business benefits of a diverse workforce.

Free career development for your staff 

The Career Enhancement Programme is a free three-day course, taking place one day a month this autumn, designed for women working in engineering.

Jointly organised by Equate Scotland and City of Glasgow College it means you can:

  • Offer your employees in-depth career development support 
  • Help you grow your business and make you more competitive by developing your workforce and filling skills gaps
  • Demonstrate your commitment to staff-development, making you an employer of choice able to attract and harness the best talent available
  • Improve staff motivation and skills, increase productivity and reduce turnover

Break down barriers

The Women in Engineering consultancy service helps employers to create an environment which supports equality and diversity.

Services can include:

  • Surveys and focus groups
  • Review of employment policy and practice
  • Development and support of women's networks
  • Supporting women into leadership
  • Facilitating career development workshops

What's next?

Want to find out about more initiatives? Visit our Inspiration hub.

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