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India trains more engineers than the United States and China combined (Chaturvedi & Sachitanand, 2013). In the 2015-16 academic year, colleges approved by the All-India Council on Technical Education (AICTE) enrolled 739,055 undergraduate students. Of those students, 28.5% were female. A study condu ...

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Canada Faculty

The proportion of engineering faculty who were female in 2014 was 13.8%, but they are more highly represented in the lower faculty ranks (Engineers Canada, 2015a). ...

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Canada Undergraduate Enrollment

As undergraduate enrollment in engineering programs increases, so too does female undergraduate enrollment in engineering. However, the percentage of total enrollment in engineering programs has changed little over the last 15 years. Biosystems and environmental engineering have the highest proporti ...

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United Kingdom Engineering Workforce

The Institute of Engineering and Technology found that only 7% of the engineering workforce in the United Kingdom were women (EngineeringUK, 2016). Almost half of women that earn a degree in engineering and technology do not work in an engineering role, and those residing in the United Kingdom are l ...

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United Kingdom Degree Attainment

While the proportion of women pursuing a higher education degree has increased from 40% in 1980 to 56% in 2015, 83% of undergraduates in engineering and computer science programs are men (WES, 2015). Though the number of first degrees awarded in engineering to women has grown 42.5% over a 10-year pe ...

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United Kingdom High School Preparation

The Women's Engineering Society, a professional organization for women engineers, scientists, and technologists in the United Kingdom, prepared a report in 2015 on the state of women in engineering. They found that only 9% of the engineering workforce in the UK is female, among the lowest percentage ...

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Australia Income Equality

Income inequities exist in the engineering sector, with men earning much more than than women. Almost 25% of male engineers earn at least $2,000 per week compared to only 10% of female engineers. ...

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Australia Degree Attainment

Engineers Australia studied the trends of women's shares of bachelor's degree completions (3 year, 4 year, and double degrees) from 2001 to 2010. In 2010, women received just over 24% of 3 year bachelor's degrees in engineering and 13% of 4 year bachelor's degrees. ...

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Australia School to University Transition

A 2012 report from Engineers Australia found that women continue to be underrepresented in the engineering profession. Australian women have the capacity to study engineering, but they do not choose to enroll in university engineering programs. "On average about 2,000 girls applied for places in uni ...

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International Degree Attainment

In 2010, an average of 27% of graduates in engineering, manufacturing, and construction were women across the OECD countries, while women made up over 74% of graduates in health and welfare-related degree programs (OECD, 2012). ...

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