Far too a familiar story- way past it's due date for fixing..
Women are being forced to make up to 150 applications to get an apprenticeship despite a skills shortage in the automotive trades industry.
Research from the University of Sydney business school has found that it is common for women to submit 80 to 150 applications over a six-to-eight-month period. Many of the women interviewed said they believed this was because of their gender. ... See MoreSee Less
Jane Caro on mentor related pressure.. No, I can’t be your unpaid mentor.
'As a feminist, I feel a pressure to be tirelessly helpful to other women. Don’t get me wrong, I am delighted to do what I can to help but (and this is an important but) I am just one human being and I simply cannot say yes to everything. Read More + ... See MoreSee Less
" ...Despite ongoing efforts to encourage girls and women to participate in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), they still lag substantially behind their male counterparts. According to UNESCO, women account for only 35 per cent of learners studying STEM subjects in higher education. Within the female student population, only 30 per cent choose STEM-related subjects, with female participation particularly low in ICT (3 per cent), natural science, mathematics and statistics (5 per cent) and engineering, manufacturing and construction (8 per cent)...." ... See MoreSee Less