Girl Geeks Launches its First UK Campus Programme to Bridge ‘STEM’ Skills Gender Gap

4 March 2015

NEWCASTLE - Girl Geeks has announced that Accenture is the first employer to support Girl Geeks Campus, a new national programme to support female students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) careers.

Girl Geeks Campus has been launched initially at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities and offers female STEM students opportunities to discover career paths and develop employability skills. Accenture is one of the programme’s leading employers who will provide participating students with mentoring and career guidance as well as opportunities to develop professional skills and meet industry role models.

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Press Coverage:

Tech City News: Girl Geeks launches its first UK campus programme - full article

Computer Weekly: Girl Geeks Campus secures support from Accenture - full article

Startups: Girl Geeks launches its first UK campus in the North East: Programme aims to inspire, inform and support more women to pursue STEM careers and work for STEM businesses - full article

BQ Magazine: Girl Geeks launches first STEM skills programme - full article

VentureBeat: Girl Geeks launches its first UK campus program - full article

ITProPortal: Girl Geeks teams up with Accenture to tackle STEM gender gap - full article