Femgineer CEO: 'Be the token in the Boardroom, and be proud of it'

Femgineer CEO: 'Be the token in the Boardroom, and be proud of it'

Engineering has some of the lowest percentages of women working within the sector - with just nine per cent of the UK’s engineering workforce being made up by females.

Poornima Vijayashanker, the Founder of Femgineer, a company which aims to get more women into tech, is hoping to change this once and for all. Speaking at Inspirefest 2016, she explained how a common argument put forward by men is that they do not want to give a woman a senior position just because she is a woman.

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