Teachers & students join us at our live virtual event to celebrate International Women's Day and British Science Week 2021.
About this Event
F4S presents 'Careers in STEM' as part of the Futures4Students career inspiration webinar series that focus on future careers for young people in secondary education. Join us to celebrate British Science Week and International Women’s Day 2021 on Monday 8th March 2021.
We’re holding a day long series of virtual sessions in line with this year’s Science Week theme of Innovating for the Future. These sessions can be attended as a one off or as a series of events and are designed for students and educators, and we also welcome any parents who wish to join the student sessions.
For this event we bring together industry professionals from a range of sectors: Environment & Energy, Food & Drink, Financial Services, Engineering & Manufacturing and Science & Tech to share insights with students about what it takes to have a fulfilling and successful career in these industries. F4S has partnered with 100 Women in Finance to present these events.
Programme for the day:
Session 1: 09:45 - 10:15 Spotlight: Maths4Girls - Where can maths take you?
Hear from our inspiring role-models from business and industry whose careers use the M in STEM.
Session 2: 10:30 1 11:30 Spotlight: Sustainability 4 energy and the environment
Hear from our industry experts who will showcase their careers in sustainability, with a focus on energy and the environment, and how they link to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Session 3: 11:15 - 11:45 Spotlight: Sustainability 4 food and drink
Hear from our industry experts who will showcase their careers in sustainability, with a focus on the food and drink industry, and how they link to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Session 4: 12:00 - 12:30 Spotlight: Arts and creativity 4 STEM
Inspire students with the career story of our role-models who combine creativity, art and STEM in their careers.
Session 5: 12:45 - 13:15 Relatable Role Models & Unconscious Bias
We are putting a spotlight on the importance of relatable role-models for young people and how to avoid unconscious bias in your classroom and careers education.
Session 6: 13:30 - 14:00 Spotlight: Engineering & Manufacturing 4 the future
Hear from our industry-leading role-models and discover more about careers in manufacturing and engineering, including cutting edge and careers of the future, and how they link to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Session 7: 14:15 - 14:45 Spotlight: Science & Tech
Hear from our industry-leading role-models and discover more about careers in science and technology, including cutting edge and careers of the future, and how they link to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Session 8: 16:00-16:30 Skills needed 4 careers in science and technology
Gain insight into this rapidly expanding industry area. Be able to inspire your students with up to date careers insights, and support them with the skills they need to start a career in these fields.