Female Engineers Pushing Innovation
FEPIC relies upon two main keywords: creativity and leadership. These aspects focus on the person’s professional potential to provide new directions and changes from the bottom upwards. Creative thinking is crucial for innovation, which in turn results in increased competitiveness. Varying positive role models can be offered by female Leaders who can attract and network with female students and engineers throughout their long-term careers. FEPIC aims to emphasise creativity and leadership to tackle the persistent under representation of women in senior positions.
The project fosters gender equality and an overall growth in transversal expertise by implementing an online training tool as an instrument of fair human resources development. The project intends to concentrate on the gender dimension in training and professional processes. By empowering those female engineers with high potential, the overall objective is to overcome the barriers that too often stop women from achieving senior positions.