In 2015 women made up 14.4% of the UK's STEM workforce.
WISE Women in the STEM workforce 2015 report
Only 29% of women felt they had the skills to start a business, compared with 45% of men.
Global Entrepreneurship Monitor: United Kingdom Monitoring Report
Women are half as likely as men to be entrepreneurs.
Womens Business Council quoting ‘BIS Small Business Survey 2012’ Department for Business Innovation and Skills
Only 12% of Programmers and Software Developers are female, 11% of IT Directors are women.
BCS 2016 Women in IT Scorecard
Just 27% of people employed in Britain’s digital industries are women.
UK Commission for Employment and Skills.
15% of venture capital-funded companies have a women on the executive team, up from 5% in 1999. 2.7% have a woman CEO."
CIO Magazine, 2015
‘We have a lot of female talent in this country, but sometimes young girls are not aware of their own strengths. We started Outbox to give give ambitious young women the tools, the confidence, the network and the skills to thrive. And the power to launch their own businesses in STEM.’
Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE - Head Stemette & CEO of Stemettes
2015 - the Incubator
Young women under one roof exploring STEM & Entrepreneurship together.
2016 - the app
App platform and on-demand resource for STEM opportunities & advice.
2017 - the documentary
Future innovators & industry leaders on why the industry has to change.
2018 - the clubs
Young women as STEM leaders for others around them.