One of the key barriers to increasing diversity and inclusion in engineering is the lack of counter-typical role models to influence and inspire young people. Having a role model can influence one’s action and motivate people to strive to uncover their true potentials and overcome weaknesses.
Calls for mental health support to Foothold, the charity supporting IET members and their families, increased by over 40% in the last six months of 2020. In response, Foothold has launched a mental wellbeing hub, accessible to everyone in the engineering community.
The IET's Young Professionals Committee (YPC) have developed and launched a brand new competition called #PresentIn10. This is a Global competition for 18-35 year olds to develop their skills and confidence when presenting virtually.
Discussing the ways COVID-19 has changed the culture of engaging with patients.