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Fixing the leaky pipeline and retaining our talent report

05 December 2017

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Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee and Engineers Ireland's report on retention and progression of early career women engineers and computer scientists

The Academy’s Engineering and Computer Sciences (E&CS) Committee, in conjunction with Engineers Ireland, convened a one-day event on 26 September 2017 to explore the problems and issues associated with the retention and progression of early career women engineers and computer scientists.

The aim was to consider best practice here and elsewhere, and to develop a set of recommendations on how to improve the situation of gender equality in Ireland.

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