There is an ever-increasing knowledge gap hovering over industries around the world. As the workforce continues to age, it becomes critical to place our attention on building up the skills necessary to fill newly opened roles and innovative opportunities.
People are using more electricity today than ever before as the world reduces its reliance on fossil fuels. As a result, electricity is quickly becoming the energy resource of choice thus increasing the demand for skilled electricians. From the rise of electric vehicles to the search for sustainable energy solutions, the electrical industry is at the center of it all. Yet, the availability of qualified workers is failing to keep pace with the fast-growing industry.Learn more
TechGirls is a not-for-profit lab conducting social and scientific research about women’s labor market participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. To extend their reach and help more people, TechGirls collaborates with artists and communities to present their study findings in a beautiful, accessible, and compelling way.
Saadia Muzaffar, President and co-founder, along with their sibling (and co-founder) Saira Muzaffar, saw and heard the everyday career struggles of women...
Our data shows that most participants’ motivation to immigrate to Canada is multilayered, with many intersecting and overlapping factors driving the choice to immigrate from their home countries and choosing Canada vs. other parts of the world.
When we posed this question to our participants, the primary reason for immigrating to Canada was personal well-being—accounting for 43% of the responses.
Based on our data, the profile that emerges is that immigrant women educated and experience in STEM fields tend to be divers of the decision in choosing Canada, and their decision is in large part based on non-economic factors of person well-being, safety, security, and mobility.
Excerpts from TechGirls’ Prosperity Report, June 2020. Click here to read the full report