Mark McBride-Wright


Every brain is unique

Last year, EqualEngineers was a founding supporting organisation of Neurodiversity week, and this year we’ve been asked to help raise awareness of the benefits neurodivergent individuals bring to the workplace.

Engineering Sector Facing Mental Health Emergency

A report, published today (Thursday 3rd October) by us, has found that one in five engineers have lost a work colleague to suicide. Over a fifth (22.5%) of engineers have considered suicide or self-harm, with men 3.5 times more likely to have said so. These alarming statistics to come from the Masculinity in Engineering survey, which surveyed over 800 …

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Reflection on two years since establishing EqualEngineers

This month marks 2 years since I founded EqualEngineers. Naturally, such birthdays bring about moments of reflection. This is an important thing to do to make sure you are on the right track, professional and personally. I worked in technical safety consulting in industry for a number of years and did not see any visible …

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Without diversity, life would be very boring

20+ top tips for starting out on diversity & inclusion…

I have had the privilege to work with many engineering and technology companies in a short space of time on equality, diversity and inclusion activities. This puts one in a position to see themes come up across an entire industry. Rest assured, the barriers people are facing are fairly similar across the piste. And it’s …

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Equality in Engineering Conference 2018

September 2018 is a big month for me and my business (EqualEngineers). I have six major events I am delivering, the first of which will be my Equality in Engineering conference on 7th September in partnership with Siemens and the IET in Manchester centring around diversity and inclusion in engineering and technology. Read on why you …

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7 helpful tips for inclusive recruitment

This is the first in a series of blogs where I will be outlining common themes I have been coming across from speaking with different organisations, particularly within the engineering and construction sector. This blog focuses on inclusive recruitment. Recruitment. The way we get talent into our organisations. Some organisations do it direct, whilst many …

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