Women are put off STEM careers and it's hurting the UK, says CWJobs

John Leonard
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Time to stop just talking the talk, says commercial director Dominic Harvey. More diverse companies do better

The adage "you can't be what you can't see" is particularly true of women pursuing careers in STEM subjects, according to Dominic Harvey, commercial director of IT jobs board CWJobs, speaking at Co...

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