Women are still very much underrepresented in the engineering sector. The figures vary, but in general, barely 20% of the people in this sector are women. Many of them mention having problems with the male culture at work. That’s why Hilde de Vocht and Ingelou Stol set up Female Tech Heroes six months ago. The aim is to inspire women to work in technology. They also want to give women who are already working in this sector the confidence to grow in their work. They organized an intimate dinner during the Dutch Design Week (DDW) to determine together with their members a course for the coming years.
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