Engineers team-up with Girlguiding North East to tackle the gender gap in STEM

February 19, 2018

Over a hundred girl guides from units across the North East went head-to-head in a special round of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge. The partnership between EngineeringUK, Girlguiding North East and the Reece Foundation aims to get more girls actively involved in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. Fewer than one in 10 engineers in the UK is female – the lowest percentage in Europe, according to the Women’s Engineering Society. But the UK’s economy could benefit from …

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Reece Group is Shortlisted for Regional Business Awards

February 7, 2018

Reece Group has been shortlisted in the Heart of the Community category at the Tyneside and Northumberland regional final of the North East Business Awards. The nomination follows the Group’s support for charities and organisations in the West End of Newcastle, as well as its wide-range of engagement activities to inspire young people about careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The Reece Group businesses; Reece Foundation and the LGA Foundation, the personal charity of chairman John Reece MBE …

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