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).