Insights/Case studies/Newsroom/CareersCareersCareersPartnersConsultantsTechnology innovationCorporateEarly careersSearch Jobs/About us/Contact us Global locations

Search paconsulting.com
  • Phone
  • Contact us
  • Locations
  • Search
  • Menu

Share

  • Add this article to your LinkedIn page
  • Add this article to your Twitter feed
  • Add this article to your Facebook page
  • Email this article
  • View or print a PDF of this page
  • Share further
  • Add this article to your Pinterest board
  • Add this article to your Google page
  • Share this article on Reddit
  • Share this article on StumbleUpon
  • Bookmark this page
.
 
Close this video

It's time to bridge the engineering gender gap

CHRIS PRICE | THE DAILY TELEGRAPH | 20 JULY 2017

Angela Owen, a senior adviser on Women and Defence at PA Consulting Group is quoted in an article as a result of a roundtable she attended which assessed the gender skills gap in engineering.

The article notes that the industry roundtable agreed that the underrepresentation of women in engineering is worrying. Panellists urged companies to up their game in recruiting and retaining female staff. 

It goes on to explore whether women working in the industry are properly supported by their employer to return to work if they have children or care for elderly relatives.

Angela says that recruitment adverts may also have an impact on the numbers of women in the industry. “Recruitment adverts are dominated by descriptors such as “bold” and “strong” rather than balancing with female-focused attributes such as “collaborative”, “dependable” and “committed”."

Find out more about our work in defence and security.

Contact the defence and security team

By using this website, you accept the use of cookies. For more information on how to manage cookies, please read our privacy policy.

×