engineering careers  Queen backs drive to get more British women into engineering industry
engineering careers  Queen backs drive to get more British women into engineering industry

Some of Britain’s talented young women in the engineering sector were invited to Buckingham Palace to attend a reception for a prize named after the Queen.

During the Second World War the monarch spent time in the Auxiliary Territorial Service as both a driver and a mechanic. At a time when only 6% of registered UK engineers and technicians are women and just 15% of engineering students in the UK are female, the Queen’s support is greatly welcomed.

 

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