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Industry news: Diversity & Inclusion

Three-quarters of young women are put off STEM careers by gender barriers

30 October 2019   (0 Comments)
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Over three-quarters (78%) of young women are reluctant to enter STEM careers because of perceived gender barriers, QA report found.

Insufficient number of female role models was cited as one of the main reasons.  

A survey of 500 women aged 16 to 24 also found that a third (33%) of surveyed thought a career in STEM-related fields would be boring.

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