Entries by Equate Team

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 […]

Students declare Interconnect Conference a success

‘I felt I was where I belonged’   Our 3rd annual Interconnect Student Conference & Awards was held on Tuesday 6th March at City of Glasgow College Riverside Campus. The conference brought together 40 women STEM students from 14 different colleges and universities for an inspiring day of talks, workshops and networking with women STEM […]

Getting Back to Business

FDM Group, an international professional services company with a focus on IT, believes that returners are an untapped talent pool which can help employers to fill their digital skills gap. With this in mind the group established its Getting Back to Business Programme which has been specifically designed to provide employment opportunities for high-calibre individuals […]

2017 Scotland Women in Technology Awards

We are delighted to announce that Scotland Women in Technology will be hosting the inaugural Women in Technology Awards in 2017 and nominations are now open! The first of its kind for Scotland, this event will showcase the vast amount of talent Scotland has working in the Technology sector and also uncover the inspirational people […]