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…

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…

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…

Impact of Careerwise placements for women in STEM

Throughout my final years of school I was always asked what I wanted to do with my life and my honest answer at the time was ‘absolutely no idea’. I was good at technical subjects like maths and chemistry, but I was also creative and didn’t…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…