Advertise your internship with Equate Scotland

Are you an employer in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths)? Are you running a paid internship for students next summer? Do you want to reach women studying a STEM related degree or qualification? Advertise your summer 2021…

Ada Lovelace Day 2020

In the 1840s, Ada Lovelace wrote the first ever computer programme. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of her achievements and the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It is just 2 weeks…
ED&I should be at the heart of the recovery plan

Equate Scotland’s Submission to the Scottish Construction Industry (Draft Recovery Plan)

COIVD-19 has had a significant impact on the Construction Sector in Scotland. The Scottish Construction Industry (Draft Recovery Plan) from the Scottish government seeks to address these impacts and the longstanding problems that have been brought…

Equate Scotland Covid-19 Impact Survey

Equate Scotland is Scotland’s national expert in gender equality in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sectors. We work across STEM sectors, with industry and academia to support the recruitment, retention and progression of…

Build Back Better

(Photo from Constructionarium 2019). We seem to be living in an era of catchy straplines and headlines. Covid-19 has been full of those kinds of messages. Wash your hands. Stay home. Protect our NHS. Now, Boris Johnson has rolled out the…

Inclusive Value Report for the Construction Sector

This month Equate Scotland published an Industry Guide to support the construction industry attract and retain women into the sector. Working with  Sir Robert McAlpine, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre and the City of Glasgow College,…

Lesley Laird – Introduction from our new Director of Equate Scotland

Against the backdrop of the world of Covid-19, I am delighted to join Equate as its new Director – albeit for now remotely.  I am not the only new start – with two other new team members joining, Susan Lancaster and Jenny Lester, replacing…
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How employers are supporting their workforce through COVID 19

Whilst the period surrounding the COVID 19 pandemic has been a challenge for many organisations and businesses, we have seen many examples of STEM employers taking positive steps to support their employees and keep them safe during this time.…
WOMEN IN STEM: An intersectional analysis of multiple discriminations

Launch: New Report into Women’s Experiences in STEM

Action needed to tackle discrimination faced by women across science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM): Equate Scotland has today released a report detailing the experiences of over 400 women who work across STEM in Scotland.…
Equate careerwise

Careerwise – COVID 19 Status Update on Placements

At Equate, we wanted to provide an update as to the status of the internships advertised via Careerwise for summer 2020.  As you will no doubt have guessed, a number of internships will not go ahead due to the current COVID 19 crisis.  This…

Webinars: How we’ve made it work

At Equate Scotland, we have been delivering webinars for a number of years to help us reach more women and employers across Scotland. As events are, rightly, cancelled and more organisations are delivering content online in the current circumstances,…

Equate´s Reading List

Recently we made a list of Equate's favourite books and thought we would share it again. We are all finding different ways to keep ourselves engaged while we are at home and these books recognise the contributions of women not just in STEM but…