The UKRC successfully applied for an Ingenious grant in 2010, enabling us to run a pilot ‘Ingenious Women’ project. In this good practice guide we outline our project aims, outcomes and some of the learning of those involved to help others use a similar model and learn from our experience.
Women’s networks offer an effective means of empowering women in SET, boosting their confidence and self-esteem and providing assistance in their career development. Many businesses, professional bodies and universities have set up networks for women in SET to meet the professional development and support needs of their female employees and members. This guide draws from best practice, and passes on useful information about how to help make your network have maximum impact.