Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Few women at top in engineering, science and tech firms, MPs told

Boardrooms of engineering firms have fewest number of women and some academic societies have one female member for every 75 men

Women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are more under-represented at senior levels than in any other business sector, a new report says.

Boardrooms at science and engineering companies have some of the lowest proportions of women, while some top academic societies have as few female members as one for every 75 men, a study by the Royal Society of Edinburgh has found.

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