Careerwise : 3-Year Project Review

Careerwise is designed to encourage employers to create 8 to 12 week paid placements in the STEM sectors, exclusively targeted at women who are currently studying at Scottish Universities and Colleges.  Launched in 2013, the project has completed…

MA Connect – An evening of networking

In a room in central Glasgow buzzing with the energy of so many women STEM apprentices last Thursday evening, you could be forgiven for forgetting that gender segregation in STEM Modern Apprenticeships is stark. With around 15,000 companies…

Why I wrote Inferior

Angela Saini is an award-winning British science journalist and broadcaster. She regularly presents programmes on BBC Radio 4 and the World Service, and her writing has appeared in New Scientist, the Guardian, among others. Her blog tells us…

Steminists share your voice

At Equate Scotland we create spaces for #womeninSTEM voices to be heard.  Be it at women only events, through our student network Interconnect or workshops. We are now offering a new space for women to present their ideas and opinions on gender…

Women-only interventions: yes, no, maybe?

  Equate Scotland have launched a survey to explore attitudes around interventions aimed at women and/or girls. We’re particularly interested in hearing from people who have concerns about such activities and/or who think there…

Tell your Equate Story

  Over the last 10 years we have had the pleasure of working with hundreds of women as they developed their careers, through workshops, career clinics, coaching and our career enhancement programme. We know from talking with you informally…

I'm Pretty Curious - Advertising STEM

In 2017, it could be argued that women and feminism have succeeded in their decades long bid for gender equality across most fields. However it would be incorrect to think the job is done. In the UK, women account for roughly 13% of…

The 2nd Annual Interconnect Awards

  Our second Interconnect Student Award goes to Laura Phillips from City of Glasgow College, an engineering student who has gone above and beyond to support and promote her women peers.  Amanda Allan of West College Scotland and…

SSE: Making Inclusion and diversity a priority

Can you briefly talk about SSE and what your role is there? SSE is one of the UK’s leading energy companies, our core purpose is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. We currently have 500 trainees progressing…