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Female STEM Role Models to Look Up to

It is evident that women are underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, only 14.4 percent of all people with STEM-related jobs in the U.K. are female but what is less clear is how to fix it.

One tactic that has been proven to make a difference for young girls is having female role models. Research from Microsoft found that a majority of girls (51 percent) are much more likely to consider a STEM-related career if they have someone to look up to (fictional or not).

Gattaca (LON:GATC) (formerly known as Matchtech Group) has grown into an international business with more than 800 staff around the world.
The Gattaca group of companies consists of a number of specialist recruitment brands including the UK’s number one engineering recruitment specialist (Matchtech) and a top five technology recruitment specialist (Networkers).

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