Get involved with the Women in Engineering program and community. We offer various scholarships and mentoring programs for current and future engineers at UNSW.
Diversity in the workforce generates more ideas and stronger solutions, and adds to a company’s profitability. A recent world-first study conducted by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has uncovered direct proof of the link between greater gender diversity and business success. It found that:
- A female CEO increases market value by 5% – worth nearly $80 million to an average ASX200 company.
- A company’s market value increases by 6.6% or an average of $105 million if 10% or more women have other key leadership positions.
- Businesses with fewer women are more likely to underperform.
The Women in Engineering program has been carefully conceived and developed with the aim to inspire high school girls to pursue engineering degrees and careers, and to support women studying engineering at UNSW.