Equality | BT ramps up efforts to close gender skills gap

BT ramps up efforts to close gender skills gap

Various industries have stereotypical gender characteristics tied to them when it comes to jobs. Engineering is largely associated with men taking on positions, while the beauty sector is prone to more women working within the industry.

The same stereotypes can also be found in the tech industry, with women less likely to take up a role in the sector. This is supported by research from PwC who surveyed over 2,000 A-Level and university students.

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