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Women working in Stem can reassure the next gen

Mentoring can persuade girls that they won’t be the only females on the shop floor

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Growing the number of girls interested in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) subjects and driving upwards the number of women in Stem jobs has been a political, social and economic priority for a number of years – from primary schools through to multinational corporations. And quite rightly, too, for a range of reasons.

To remain globally competitive, Scotland needs to drastically increase the number of workers with skills in engineering and digital technology; without women, we cannot be a global leader. Right now, only 9 per cent of engineers, just 18 per cent of digital ...

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