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Engineers Without Borders - Panel Discussion

Discussion on gender and race inequalities in engineering

Date/Time: Tuesday 12th April, 18:15 - 19:45

Venue: G.36, Barbara Strange Teaching Centre

**INTERNAL ONLY**
 
The Engineers without Borders society will host a panel discussion on gender and race inequalities in engineering at Newcastle University.
 
The panel will discuss the following questions:
 
• What are the underlying reasons for the disproportionality in gender in the engineering sector?
  
• What factors contribute to gender inequality, both in terms of staff numbers and the wage gap?
 
• What efforts and adjustments can we make to encourage international diversity in the study of engineering and in the engineering workforce?
 
• Should industry have more say on how engineering is taught in universities?
 
The event will take place between 18:15 – 19:45 on Tuesday 12 April in room G.36 in the Barbara Strang Teaching Centre.  Refreshments will be provided.
 
If you are interested in attending, please contact Deema Kunda in the School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials (D.S.S.Khunda1@newcastle.ac.uk).