AspireToBeSteel – Girls in Industry
C&P Engineering Services were delighted to support Aspire2BeSteel, a Tata Steel engagement day initiative which took place on the 16th October to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). The event was delivered as a partnership between the ECITB, Tata Steel Europe, Neath/Port Talbot College and the Regional Learning & Skills Partnership.
The engineering construction industry has a 12.5% female demographic the ECITB and the partnership are keen to change this by encouraging more female participation the industry.
The experience day challenged fifty year eight pupils from selected schools in Swansea and Neath / Port Talbot who had a strong interest in STEM and were looking to consider a career in engineering. Throughout the day the girls were provided with fun packed but challenging, informative and exciting activities.
The event was held at Neath/Port Talbot College and provided an opportunity for the girls to try various pieces of tech including AI, VR and Drones and the chance to win prizes by participating in a pipeline challenge competition which tested their project management skills and team work.. (more…)