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Job Outlook for Engineers

The job outlook for engineers continues to show a high demand for talent. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a large need for engineers and computer-related employees over the next 10 years due to job growth and replacement of those leaving the workforce.

South Africa Higher Education

In South Africa, women’s representation is close to parity across various educational levels in the fields of science, engineering, and technology (SET).

South Africa Engineering Professionals

In South Africa, only 1% of professional certificated engineers are women and 6% of professional engineers are women.

Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty Levels

Female tenure/tenure-track faculty are not as well-represented at the highest levels of tenure when compared to their male counterparts.

Global STEM Workforce

Looking at the global STEM workforce, women’s representation remains low from across various countries in the world.

SWE Networking Events for STEM Students

SWE Networking Events for Community College STEM Students: Register for one or all of the Society of Women Engineers' Renew, Reimagine, Relaunch networking events!

Singapore Research Scientists and Engineers

In the latest National Survey of Research and Development in Singapore (2018) published by the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research in Singapore, the gender representation of research scientists and engineers were provided for the span of ten years (2008-2018). Over this time, women’s representation among research scientists and engineers has slowly increased. Women represented 26% of research scientists and engineers in 2008, and in 2018, their representation among these STEM workers increased to 30%.

Singapore Higher Education

Each year the Ministry of Education in Singapore publishes a report titled Education Statistics Digest, which provides information on gender representation of students admitted, enrolled, and graduated from engineering and engineering sciences across various higher education institutions in Singapore. Across the years of 2016 to 2019, the percentage of female students admitted to engineering and engineering sciences hovers around 22%. Similarly, about 22% of students who graduate from these fields are women in this time period.

Malaysia Engineering Professionals

Data from the last three annual reports created by the Board of Engineers Malaysia show that the majority of registered engineers across various levels tend to concentrate around three specific engineering disciplines: civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering. However, the majority of registered professional engineers and professional engineers with practicing certifications (highest level) are in civil…

Malaysia Higher Education

In 2017, the Department of Statistics in Malaysia published a report titled Statistics on Women Empowerment in Selected Domains, which provided information on student enrollment in engineering, manufacturing, and construction. The overall proportion of women enrolled in these fields was between 37% and 40% from 2014 to 2016. Women’s representation differs by the type of…