EqualEngineers

The Engineering Talent Awards 2021: Winners, Highlights, and the Rise of Diversity and Inclusion

The first-of-its-kind event, the Engineering Talent Awards (ETAs) is hosted by EqualEngineers – a company on a mission to make the engineering and technology industry more diverse and inclusive. The awards celebrate the incredible achievements of inspiring individuals who go above and beyond in their roles to make a difference.  Partnered with McLaren Racing and …

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7 Things We Learned from Lesbian Visibility Week

In case you missed it, Lesbian Visibility Week began on the 20th of April and ended on the 26th of April, aka Lesbian Visibility Day. Its aim was to show solidarity with every woman within the LGBTQI+ community by celebrating lesbians, bisexuals, transgender and queer women, including women of colour, those with disabilities, and those …

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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.

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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