Energy sector faces struggle to find the female engineers of the future
Recent article in theguardian.com questions "how to attract more women into the energy sector"?
Sara Bell, founder of technology company Tempus Energy, says while it is still vital to encourage girls to study STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – the industry has to look at how it presents itself.
“I used to work in financial markets, which is a pretty testosterone-fuelled environment. The energy sector makes finance look like an equal opportunities employer,” she says. “A lot of 15-year-old girls will look at the role models – middle-aged men, predominantly white – and not see anything they can relate to.”
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