BAM Nuttall, Amec Foster Wheeler and Capgemini share the benefits of employing women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) industries.

MMU and WISE are hosting an event “Growing your Business and Holding on to the Best Talent” on Monday 18th July, in the MMU Business School, to offer advice on recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

The Focus of the Event
This event will feature interactive workshops and a panel discussion surrounding the WISE ’10 Steps’ campaign. The Ten Steps is unique in its focus on sectors where women are still very much in a minority. It has been signed by the leaders of 35 science, technology, engineering and manufacturing businesses with a significant workforce in the UK. We hope that by sharing experiences of implementing change, we can begin to take steps towards boosting the female talent pool.

Register your free place here – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/growing-your-business-and-holding-on-to-talent-tickets-23817505801

Who Should Attend?
We are keen to hear from businesses in the North West. We are particulalry interested in having HR Managers/Directors from regional STEM companies in attendance.
If you are a WISE member, please email A.Knox@mmu.ac.uk to get your members discount code.

Location – Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, Room 3.15

Panel
Hear the experiences of senior managers from:

BAM Nuttall: A construction and civil engineering company delivering a portforlio of road, rail, nuclear and other major projects worldwide. Women@BAM was set up 4 years ago to attract retain and develop talented women in the business.

Capgemini: One of the founding members of the Ten steps campaign, Capgemini is one of the few technology companies with a female chair, Christine Hodgson.

Amec Foster Wheeler: Tom Jones, Vice President for Strategic Business Development at Amec Foster Wheeler’s Clean Energy business. Tom sponsored a campaign they launched 18 months ago to improve gender balance in the Clean Energy business.

Agenda:
/ 2.45pm – Arrival and Refreshments
/ 3.00pm – Introduction, Context and Research – Professor Lynn Martin
/ 3.20pm – Challenges and your experience
/ 4.00pm – Business Panel
/ 4.45pm – Questions and Answers
/ 4.55pm – Summary and Close

Refreshments will be provided.

WHEN
Monday, 18 July 2016 from 15:00 to 17:00