WISE

Career guidance, training and support to increase the presence of women in STEM fields. In this way, it attracts, develops and retains female talent in these professions throughout their training and work integration.

United Kingdom
Impact indicators
  • Its programmes are extensive, such as the WISE Vehicle Programme, aimed at providing technological activities for girls aged 13-14 years. From 1983 to 2004, 370,000 girls participated in this programme; 4,500 school visits were made in England, Scotland and Wales; £2.5 million were raised through 100 sponsorship deals.
  • According to data from 2009, the WISE campaign had helped to double the percentage of female engineering graduates from 7% in 1984 to 15% in 2009.

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WISE-Women into Science and Engineering