This may sound like a weird, sexist statement, completely irrelevant in the contemporary world, but look closer and you’ll find unfortunate truth in this assertion. In the UK, statistics and surveys indicate a marked shortage of engineers, harming business opportunities, yet only 9% of women opt for this career field (the lowest in Europe).
This infographic highlights data that examines the gender divide, and why diversity is the answer. Whether it’s outdated stereotypes or uninformed perceptions, fact is fewer women opt for education and careers in STEM, and it’s time for change.
Infographic by – Newbury Electronics