31 August 2012

Does Gender Matter?

In 2012, we published a report based on a joint study between IPENZ and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, looking at what motivates men and women to study engineering and their post-graduation career experiences. We talked to engineering graduates who had graduated from the Universities of Canterbury or Auckland in 2000 or 2005. We carried out online surveys and face-to-face interviews. This document outlines what we found. From these findings, we laid out next steps to improve the number of women in engineering.

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