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Women in Construction, Arts and Technology

WICATBased in Sheffield, this organisation supports women and girls in training, support and the promotion of Construction, Arts and Technology.



The WISE Campaign

The WISE Campaign encourages young women to stick with studying Maths and Physics and to consider careers in those areas of Science, Engineering and Construction that they have traditionally rejected. WISE operates throughout the UK, with specialist committees in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.


Cegnet is the website for professionals working in careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) and their supporters.


STEMNETSTEMNET aims to ensure that more young people in the UK make a choice to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related careers at all levels, and future generations are properly informed about the science and technology that surrounds them.

With the support of its partners, STEMNET achieves this in two ways:

WES (The Women's Engineering Society)  

The Women’s Engineering Society is a membership organisation which works to inspire, encourage and support women and girls to achieve their potential as engineers, scientists and technical leaders. Formed in 1919 after WW1, WES is the oldest women’s engineering organisation in the world and is proud of its pioneering history.

WEST - Women in Engineering, Science and Technology  

WEST undertakes outreach and makes small bursaries to offer practical support to women and girls who are learning or working in careers in non-traditional roles in Science, Engineering, Technology and the Built Environment.


CREST is a UK award scheme recognising success, building skills and demonstrating personal achievement in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) project work. In 2013, over 30,000 CREST Awards were undertaken - giving 11-19 year olds opportunities to explore real-world projects in an exciting way.

Career Academies UK 

Career Academies UK is a charity which links STEM employers with schools across Britain to encourage greater participation in all STEM subjects from teenage girls and boys, through workshops, visits, mentoring and internships.


Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is a public sector organisation operating at the leading edge of technology, with a 41,000-strong workforce deployed at locations across the UK and overseas. Around 50% of its personnel are technicallyemployed and 40% of its annual vacancies are for the technically competent.




Crackergroup is a company comprising three websites dedicated to careers in science, engineering and technology.

Evecracker seeks to encourage more females to pursue careers in SET by showcasing progressive employers and the opportunities they offer. Evecracker can be found within Gocracker and Gradcracker.


Equate Scotland                                                                Equate Scotland Logo (2).jpg

At Equate Scotland, we make a positive difference for women in science, engineering, technology and the built environment.  We make a tangible and sustainable change enabling women studying and working in these key sectors to develop, by supporting their recruitment, retention and progression.

To achieve this ambition, we work alongside industry, academia, and the Scottish Government, creating positive changes in employment practices and workplace cultures which benefit everyone.  We are Scotland’s expert in gender equality throughout STEM fields.


UTC Sheffield                                                               

One of the first University Technical Colleges in the country, UTC Sheffield offers specialist courses designed with employers in two industry areas, Creative & Digital Media and Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing. These areas have been chosen because they are most likely to offer strong career opportunities in the future, not just locally but nationally and internationally. WiSET has been supporting the UTC in encouraging more girls to apply for places. 


Educated Yorkshire                                                               

Educated Yorkshire is a free conference for Head Teachers and Senior Leaders of Schools/Colleges/Educational Establishments across the whole of Yorkshire.


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