uk resource centre for women in science, engineering and technology

Raise your profile

Raising the profile of women in science, engineering, technology and the built environment (SET) is key. It helps attracted young women into these professions and trades. It helps women progress and reach positions of leadership. It enables them to reach a broader public, including the media and policy makers.
The UKRC is working to raise the profile of women in SET through a broad range of exciting initiatives.
GetSET Women is the UKRC's growing online community of women working at all levels of SET.
  •  an ideal environment for sharing news, and for any individual or organisation searching for a speaker, committee member, interviewee - or needing contacts for a project.
  • We hold events where women in SET are the main speakers and where they can meet the media.
  • We run a focused mentoring scheme for women in SET who are interested in public body participation.
  • We run media training for women.
  • We work with SET media bodies including the Science Media Centre to build the strategy.
  • We provide CPD for women to develop their skills for public life.
  • Supporting PAWS speaker events to bring women in SET together with writers and media.
  • Providing assistance to those seeking SET women role models, speakers and media contacts.
  • Encouraging women in SET at all levels to become role models and mentors and building case studies and blogs on the UKRC website.

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