#IWD2020 - Leaders and Employees Hold Differing Views on Progress Toward Equality, @Accenture Research Finds
Cutting the gap by half would boost global profits by US$3.7 trillion (£2.9trillion), along with workforce ambition and empowerment
Accenture is encouraging Government, businesses, and the education sector to do more to tackle the STEM skills gap and dispel misconceptions about STEM. The company is also calling on students to consider undertaking an apprenticeship as a way to enter an increasingly competitive jobs market. This comes as Accenture’s Girls in STEM research has shown that just 14% of girls plan to do an apprenticeship when they leave school, compared to 60% who plan to go to university.