Can you help create a Digital Technology Mentoring Framework?

Girl Geek Scotland are keen to reach out to schools, organisations and individuals that have an interest in helping us to develop a Role Model and Mentoring Framework for Digital Technology to support school age girls across Scotland. This is…

Are You A Women in Tech Star Employer?

Equate Scotland is working with Skills Development Scotland and Scotland IS to create a good practice guide on women in Digital Technology for employers across the sector. The guide will be accompanied by a series of webinars to support employers…

Seeking Employers for Women Returners Project

Equate Scotland is seeking employers in the STEM and built environment industries to participate in our Women Returners work-placement scheme. The scheme will support employers to offer paid placements to 40 women looking to return to STEM…

Looking Back at the Women of STEM in 2016

  January 2016 – For the first time in history, NASA’s class of astronauts are 50% female. In 15 years they could all be part of an expedition to Mars. Read more. February 2016 – West Lothian College launched their first women-only…

Interview with Sarah Stenhouse – Tech Entrepreneur and Director

We interviewed Sarah Stenhouse, digital marketing entrepreneur and Business Development Director of Instie, a remarkable new service for finding and using images online. Tell us about Instie – what does your company do? Have you ever lost…

Investment in Women STEM Returners project

This week Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Employability and Training announced that the Scottish Government will be investing in Equate Scotland's original women STEM returners pilot. The Scottish Government will provide funding of almost £50,000…

First Minister pledges support for Equate Scotland’s work

Equate Scotland have released Rising to the Challenge, a report with recommendations to increase women’s participation in STEM over the next ten years. The report is informed by a national survey, including views from over 1100 women, girls,…

Career Clinics Boost Confidence and Knowledge

We interviewed Jenny MacLean and Jane Brown, two incredible women who recently attended career clinics. We asked them about their backgrounds, the issues they explored and the benefits of attending the sessions. Jenny was a mechanical engineer…
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Internships Aid Company Growth

Chris Ellis, Chief Technical Officer of Computer Application Services, hired student Emma Fairgrieve after her successful Careerwise summer placement in 2015. We interviewed Chris to find out more about CAS’s work, why they participated in…

Women Into STEM: How Employers Can Take Action – Workshop Sign Up

A seminar on taking practical, lawful steps to increase the participation and progression of women in the science, technology and built environment industries in Scotland. This free workshop will explore the practical, lawful steps you can…
Equate Scotland

Free Career Clinics Available Now

Career clinics are our free one-to-one service for women at any stage of their STEM career. They can be used for any career-related support and are tailored to you and your circumstances. Sessions are run by Helen Whitham, our qualified careers…
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Mavis Amadi: Engineer, Mentor and Ambassador

Mavis Amadi is a chartered engineer, a STEM ambassador and a mentor to young women. Nominated as one of the top 50 female engineers in the UK, Mavis has had an incredible journey. We asked Mavis about her career to date, including her advice…