Posted January 2019.
Category: Careers, Engineering, Projects, Women In STEM
Female students at WMG Academy Solihull are challenging stereotypes at the age of 14 and 15.
Year 10 students took part in a morning of workshop activities to show that engineering is most definitely for girls.
They had the academy’s state-of-the-art workshop to themselves to use the equipment and work on manufacturing mounting posts.
Mr Kirwan, Head of Engineering, said: “There is a shortage of female engineers and it’s really important that the industry attracts women.
“Engineering is often perceived as a male-dominated sector, but our female students are showing that they can do it. They are in the same position as the boys when it comes to learning the necessary skills.”