Entries by Equate Team

Two New Placements for our Women Returners

We are delighted to be working with Scottish Water, who are offering two scientific returnships for women looking to return to STEM. These short-term opportunities are open to any women who have relevant STEM qualification or work experience, who have not worked in the STEM sectors for 2 years or more and who are looking […]

Employer Case Study – Be Positive

Case Study Blog by Vicky Di Ciacca, Director of Be Positive: When we started our business 14 years ago, it wasn’t a conscious decision to aim for a company with a particular gender balance. It’s what we have achieved because we have hired a team with the right skills, experience and potential to support our […]

Returnship Opportunity – Software Engineer

Equate Scotland are delighted to promote a returnship opportunity with CAS Ltd. CAS have worked with us for the past three years participating in the CareerWise women only undergraduate programme and are committed to gender equality and inclusive workplaces. This role is a six month placement and includes training/development opportunities and flexible working. The role […]

Could you help Angus Primary Science Inspire Pupils about STEM?

Angus Primary Science is a new online teaching resource aimed at teachers, primarily based in Angus, providing them with the information and resources that they need to deliver high quality science experiences, building Science Capital and creating aspiration and interest in STEM Careers. Part of the website features a STEM Careers page where every month […]

ENGENDERING STEM – Diversifying SMEs across Europe

ENGENDERING STEM is an exciting pan European collaboration between Equate Scotland, City of Glasgow College, and partners in the Netherlands (VHTO) and Basque Country (Miguel Altuna), funded through the Erasmus+ programme. The project offers small to medium enterprises (SMEs) operating within the STEM sector the opportunity to showcase good practice in relation to equality and […]

Join the Equate Team – Work With Us

  We have two exciting opportunities to join the Equate Scotland team. We’re looking for committed and experienced new members of staff to work on our core mission of recruiting, retaining and progressing women in STEM. We believe in creating an inclusive and enjoyable place of work and are therefore happy to discuss flexible working […]

Interconnect Project Week with Students across Glasgow

  In April 2018, Strathclyde’s Interconnect Society and FemEng (Glasgow University’s Female Engineering Society) organised a collaborative, educational, week-long project to upskill female engineers. The first of its kind student-led initiative was open to engineering students from the University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University. The project week aimed to support female […]

Ayrshire Connects – a network for women in STEM

The Runner-Up for the Interconnect Student Award 2018 was Catriona Cook from Ayrshire College. Here she tells us more about the Ayrshire Connects network she has helped to establish. Whilst undertaking a modern apprenticeship in digital marketing with Ayrshire College, I was asked to help set up and support Ayrshire Connects, a network for female […]

Interconnect Student Award Winner 2018

Yvonne Anderson, 3rd year chemistry student at the University of Edinburgh, was awarded with the Interconnect Student Award 2018 at our annual conference on 6th March. Here she talks about her experience attending the conference and the public engagement activities she is involved in at her university. Attending the Interconnect Student conference was a chance […]

Last chance to stay in touch!

STAY CONNECTED Changes in data protection law are coming into effect in May 2018, and the new legislation means that you need to opt in to the type of communication you want to receive from Equate Scotland and the Interconnect Network moving forward. You can choose how you want to hear from Equate, and what […]