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The IET is today calling on successful young female engineers to enter its Young Women Engineer of the Year Awards and demonstrate to young girls that engineering is a diverse and exciting industry offering creative and challenging careers.
The IET has joined forces with Prospect, the trade union representing professionals in the UK, to announce a new joint working group to help companies recruit and retain more women engineers and scientists.
Engineering is everywhere. Bridges, power stations, oil rigs, shipping and aircraft are all traditional examples of engineering that serve us daily, but engineering is so much more than this – it plays an essential role in every aspect of our life.
Demand for engineers remains high but employers struggle to find staff.