UKRC

AcronymDefinition
UKRCUnited Kingdom Register of Counsellors
UKRCUlu Klang Recreational Club (Malaysia)
UKRCUnited Kingdom Resource Centre (est. 2004)
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Annette Williams, UKRC Director, said: "The scheme aims to not only assess employers' current status in relation to gender equality, but to support them in developing future action plans and measuring year on-year progress and impact.
Some employers are leading the way in making these changes and the UKRC is helping to show them the way.
Recently, EngineeringUK carried out a review of the data relating to women in engineering and technology and identified UKRC research that showed that only 9% of UK engineering professionals are women compared to 18% in Spain, 26% in Sweden and 20% in Italy.
But research by the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (UKRC) suggests that at this rate of change a 50:50 gender split in science, engineering and technology professions is out of reach within the 21st century.
The UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology is the Government's leading body for advancing gender equality in science, engineering and technology (SET) and their charter is a formal commitment to the UKRC's agenda to challenge the under-representation of women in technology-based industries.
Ms Sadler's numerous achievements have been recognised both in Wales and nationally, when in 2008 she became UKRC Woman of Outstanding Achievement.
Addressing the conference of teachers and careers advisors on the subject of STEM opportunities and barriers to entry, Jackson announced that EngineeringUK had carried out a recent review of the data relating to women in engineering and technology and identified UKRC research that showed that only 9% of UK engineering professionals are women compared to 18% in Spain, 26% in Sweden and 20% in Italy.
The warning comes from JIVE, a major partnership project led by the UKRC (UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology, or SET) that has developed new ways to tackle the issue of the under-employment of women in these industries.
Some employers are leading the way in making these changes and the UKRC is helping to show them the way Those that resist change risk being left behind in the competition for talent.
I do not buy into the arguments attributed to some women engineers and others that the kind of work done by Wise and UKRC is unnecessary and possibly patronising.