How to engage young women in STEM

Having run two large schools projects since 2014, Equate Scotland has learned what works for employers looking to engage young women in STEM careers.  In 2014, Equate Scotland ran a work-experience programme to encourage young women at secondary…

Work placements: building your talent pipeline

Careerwise is seeking employers in the science and tech sectors to offer summer placements to women studying STEM subjects at Scottish universities.  The Careerwise scheme, now in its 3rd year, has consistently equipped women students with…

Interconnect Award Celebrates Inspiring Women in STEM  

Our first Interconnect Student Award goes to Lauren Campbell from Heriot-Watt University, a computing student who has gone above and beyond to support and promote her women peers.  Abbie Robb of Ayrshire College and Stefanie Wilson of Abertay…

Be Part of Our 10 Year Vision for STEM in Scotland

This year, Equate Scotland is celebrating 10 years of increasing the number of women in science, engineering, technology and the built environment. We have made significant progress and helped make the issue a national priority, but we have…

Women into STEM: an international vision

FemEng Rwanda is an innovative student-led project inspiring young women into engineering. Students from the University of Glasgow and the University of Rwanda will work together to deliver engineering activities for female high school students. We…

Bringing construction to life

Six female construction students from across the central belt attended a site visit to explore the various trades needed to build a community centre, including roof construction, carpentry and joinery.  Charlotte McDonnell of hub South West…

Do women-only college programmes work?

City of Glasgow College run two women-only courses at the college, one in construction, one in engineering. Douglas Morrison, Head of the STEM Industry Academy at college, is passionate about promoting equality within the construction and engineering…