As a society, our potential to excel in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), is stifled by the underrepresentation of girls and women in STEM education and careers. Of the STEM fields, Engineering has the lowest rate of female participation, at just 12.4%. Addressing this problem requires a multifaceted approach that tackles
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Historically, many women have been deterred from ‘male-dominated’ fields such as civil construction or water services, due to underlying systemic cultural factors. However, the tides are fast changing. More women than ever are entering these fields with unbridled enthusiasm and passion for what they do – bringing with them potentially world-changing new ideas and innovations.