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How ED&I can improve CSR

Why Equality, Diversity and Inclusion programs can strengthen Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives The Similarities ED&I and CSR have a lot in common. Where equality, diversity and inclusion programs promote equity of opportunity for all people and communities, Corporate Social Responsibility promotes initiatives that benefit society and communities as a whole (whether it’s through volunteering, philanthropy, …

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How harmful stereotypes in the engineering and technology industry can impact recruitment

Op-ed by Dr Mark McBride-Wright In the wake of the backlash to an advert posted by People Per Hour1, a company that uses their platform to connect freelancers with businesses, it raised the question of how harmful industry stereotypes can impact recruitment efforts.  For example, at first glance, the title, ‘You do the girl boss …

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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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Gender Diversity In Engineering – Advice, routes and role models

Episode 2: Gender Diversity In Engineering – Advice, routes and role models A panel discussion about gender diversity in the Engineering & Technology sectors – we hear about possible routes in, being a role model and how companies are improving diversity and inclusion Including: Dr Mark McBride-Wright – EqualEngineers (Host) Dalia Ramos – Rolls-Royce Sophie …

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