To mark International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021, we’re celebrating women across the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
Recent events have shaken the world and brought significant changes to our society and economy. In particular, the disproportionate impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement have brought into sharp focus inequalities that cannot be ignored. …
Chris Taylor, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion lead for the Low Cost Nuclear Challenge, explores the importance of promoting diversity in the Nuclear Industry, EDI strategy and the Spark! Contest for students.
Diverse thinking breeds diversity and innovation. Hannah Gibson from the Transforming Construction Challenge team explores what diversity means for the sector.
The Driving the Electric Revolution Challenge’s (DER) vision fully embraces the UKRI Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) mission to become a leader in ensuring ED&I becomes business as usual through succinct direction, embedded culture where everyone is valued and is given the opportunity to contribute.
It is lived, breathed, and felt through everything we do as a challenge.
Improving as we go Having trained as a physiotherapist, I have worked in the NHS over the last 10 years and I have seen first-hand the effects social inequalities can have on people’s health and wellbeing. My interracial marriage is …
We have been promoting equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the work we do since 2016 and our approach and priorities have evolved over time. We learn from our own work, and through dialogue with partners and the businesses we …
International networking formed a key element of a recent trip to Israel with 18 women-led businesses on a Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP) mission to forge partnerships and develop connections between companies working globally in Artificial Intelligence. We caught up with 7 of the mission attendees to find out more about how networking can impact innovative businesses, and how to maximise networking opportunities.
Around nine years ago, I noticed a huge gap in the construction industry, not many women or girls were considering opportunities in the industry: at that time my training portfolio was 90% male and 10% female.
The tech sector’s gender imbalance is nothing new, so it will come as no surprise that in 2017, out of the 2.1 million employees working in the UK’s technology sector, only 17 percent were women.