Joan Davidson Fund Reopens

Joan Davidson Round 4 Grant Applications are Open! Who was Joan? Joan Davidson was an advocate and supporter of women and girls’ journeys into STEM. She had been with Edinburgh Science for 12 years as Head of Learning and stood out for…

Fully funded ‘Creating Diverse Workplace’ series in February and beyond

Funded by the Scottish Government and Scottish Funding Council, Equate Scotland, the Association For Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers (AFBE), and The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) are partnering to deliver the Increasing…

Women Returners’ Data Science Course

Equate Scotland is partnering with Code Division (@codedivision_uk) to deliver an 8-week training programme supporting women returners to reskill and upskill in Data Science. This course is funded by Skills Development Scotland on behalf of…
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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…

The Whitworth Award Scheme

Sir Joseph Whitworth was a true visionary, realising the importance of combining both scholarship and engineering practice when he founded the Whitworth Scholarships in 1868. One hundred fifty years later, His scheme continues to grow and support…

Launch: Recover Refocus Renew 2021-2022

We are very excited to launch our new brochure Recover Refocus Renew 2021-2022 outlining plans for the coming year. The demand for STEM skills is expected to increase, and the work we do to enable women to work in STEM is even more relevant. In…
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Applications now open: PassivHaus in Practice Immersive Training

Applications are now open for PassivHaus in Practice Immersive Training. The learning event will encompass a 1-day online training in Passivhaus design and standards using immersive learning techniques, a 2.5-hour session with Equate Scotland,…

Save the Date – PassivHaus in Practice Immersive Training

26th – 28th July 2021 The construction sector is gearing up for major change with a particular focus on reducing carbon emissions in order to achieve net zero carbon targets by 2045.  Key to this transformation is the requirement to improve…

Creating a Diverse Workforce

We’re looking to work with 4 STEM organisations in Scotland to take part in a free training and consultancy pilot. What you’ll get: Support from experts to create holistic Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion strategy Three online…