STEM Day: Closing the gender gap in STEM industries

The IT industry must do more to attract and retain female talent

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STEM Day: Closing the gender gap in STEM industries

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries have long underpinned innovation and growth in the UK, and there have been a huge number of successes to celebrate in 2022 across the STEM sectors.

However, with STEM Day taking place annually on 8th November, it not only serves as an opportunity to look at the triumphs, but also to reflect on what can be done to take STEM from strength to str...

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