Insights from Equate’s Director – January 2022

Are you a New Year’s resolution maker, starting the year with refreshed hope and vigour?  My friend, a dedicated gym goer hates this time of year, as her workout space is invaded by New Year “fitness wannabees.”  However, her assessment…
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Insights from Equate’s Director – November 2021

The 25th of November marked the start of the annual 16 Days of Activism for the elimination of violence against women and girls. The fact that in 2021, we still need such a campaign seems tragic, but unfortunately there is still so much to do…
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Find out more about our STEMinist Champions

We put several questions to our incredible STEMinist champions to tell us more about their work, future goals, and role models. Read more here from our winners: • Gender Champion, FemEng, a University of Glasgow networking group for women…
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Drumroll Please…. Our STEMinist Champions are

We are proud to be announcing our 2021 STEMinist Champions today! Equate launched this award scheme in order to build a network of role models across the STEM sectors for women and girls in STEM. The phrase ‘You can’t be what you can’t…

Insights from Equate’s Director – October 2021

Will it be Blah Blah Blah or Do Do Do? It seems like we’ve been talking about Climate Change action forever – so why are we not surprised that in the run up to COP26 things are getting a little frazzled with the rhetoric from normally…

Equate Women at ConStructEd 2021

Renewable Energy? - I’m a big fan! Equate Scotland in partnership with ConStructEd Scotland and Sibbalds Training delivered our 4th Equate Women at ConStructEd event in September 2021. The event was made possible thanks to our industry…

Experiential Learning Opportunities – PassivHaus in Practice

‘This was a fantastic opportunity to learn the benchmarks required for PassivHaus from a talented, experienced and passionate group of people. It was a great experience to see how PassivHaus works in practice and to fully appreciate/understand…

The Lasting Legacy of Ada Lovelace

200 years ago, the world we now live in would have seemed inconceivable, impossible, and unimaginable to the entire world – the entire world, save perhaps for one person, Ada Lovelace. A brilliant mathematician, Ada, was the only one of…

Intersectionality: let’s pick up where we left off

It was spring of 2020, we were already working from home, and there we were, finishing the last touches on our most awaited piece of research: Women in STEM: an intersectional analysis of multiple discriminations. Yes, we were in the press,…

Insights from Equate’s Director – September 2021

Tina Turner once sang we don’t need another hero but increasingly, I feel we do.  As an avid sports fan, this summer has been a feast of sporting achievements producing all sorts of heroes, and frankly I’m loving it.  What has been very…

Insights from Equate’s Director – August 2021

I am delighted to welcome everyone back from summer recess.   Hopefully, you’ve managed to find some time for relaxing, enjoying the sunshine – and of course the opportunity to once again catch up with friends and family.  My staycation…