Mark McBride-Wright

Mentoring Programme

Launch of the EqualEngineers Pilot Mentoring Programme

I have ran careers events for opportunity-seekers every six months for past 3.5 years. Be they in-person, or virtual, a lot of effort goes in to a few hours of contact time between prospective applicant and exhibiting organisations. It got me thinking that there must be some added value EqualEngineers can offer when bridging the …

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Neurodiversity

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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#MeToo and the impact on industry

Guest article for Computer Weekly, 5th September 2018, by Dr Mark McBride-Wright CEng IChemE, Founder & Managing Director, EqualEngineers The #MeToo campaign has become one of the largest movements for female equality in recent times. It has challenged the patriarchal-systems of industries which have been led by men for years, and has denoted a tipping-point …

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