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AFBE-UK works to increase the number of ethnic minority people who pursue a career and have successful careers within the engineering industry.

We promote diversity in engineering and technology through our programmes and activities which are led by exceptional professionals and leaders in the Engineering industry and are designed to bring about meaningful change, sustainable growth and development and a lasting positive impact to the UK.

The UK has a long standing history of engineering achievement. However the UK engineering sector is currently experiencing a shortage of skilled professionals. Only 9% of UK engineers from Black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds although an average of 29.9% of engineering university graduates are from BME backgrounds.

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Motorsport UK

Motorsport UK is the national membership organisation and governing body for four-wheel motorsport in the UK, representing competitors, volunteers, clubs and fans.

As a member focused organisation we embrace a diverse community that includes 700 affiliated motor clubs, 30,000 competition licence holders, 10,000 volunteer marshals, 4,000 officials and a legion of passionate motorsport spectators and fans. We issue over 5,000 event permits every year providing everyone with the opportunity to get close to the action. Motorsport UK is a not-for-profit organisation (limited by guarantee) that exists to service and grow the sport.

Girls On Track

Girls on Track programme is a joint initiative between the FIA and Motorsport UK. Uniting Susie Wolff’s ‘Dare to be Different’ initiative (founded in 2016) with the FIA’s ‘Girls on Track’ programme (founded in 2019), Motorsport UK have joined forces with the FIA in this new project, ‘Girls on Track UK'

School Events
We offer girls aged 8-18 a unique opportunity to participate in our free Girls on Track events. The goal of the program is to inspire and encourage an interest in STEM subjects and industries amongst school girls, with the aim of increasing female participation in these sectors, using motorsport as a medium to expose them to the incredible opportunities and career paths within the sport

Community

The ability to meet other members, both online and at networking events, allows our members to connect with other women who have a passion for motorsport. We encourage members to ask advice from one another and showcase their successes to inspire others. Whether this be a podium in a race, a good result in an engineering exam or for getting a job working within motorsport, our community shares and celebrates it all.

Race For Diversity 

Race for Diversity aims to increase awareness and subsequently participation of people from racially diverse and under-privileged backgrounds within the motorsport industry by creating and strengthening pathways to and within UK motorsport

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F1 are committed to building a more diverse and inclusive sport, breaking down the stereotypes associated with a career in motorsports and encouraging people from all backgrounds to get involved, as we aim to create a diverse Formula 1 that reflects the world in which we race.

  • Increased support for engineering education

  • Promote diversity within the workplace

  • Increase diversity from pit to paddock

  • Improve access for under-represented drivers

  • ​Creating inclusive and diverse content

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Las Vegas Grand Prix is a motor racing event that forms part of the Formula One World Championship, taking place in Paradise, Nevada, in the United States. It is conducted as a night race on a temporary street circuit that includes parts of the Las Vegas Strip. The first race was held on November 18, 2023.

Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). Our family of schools has been serving families as a multi academy trust in the South West region since 2009.

 

Our Federation was created to enable staff to collaborate and work more closely together to deliver the best education possible for the pupils who attend our academies. Our work is built on a set of shared values, which explicitly commits us to championing the success and life chances of all children. Our HEART values define how we hope to shape the experiences of our learners and the impact we hope to have in supporting our communities.

Our vision is simple: we believe that by working together rather than in isolation schools are best able to secure and sustain their ongoing improvement, as exemplified by the experiences and track records of those academies that have become part of our trust over the past 12 years.

This sense of working together with others is a concept we extend beyond our own family; meaningful collaboration is at the heart of our culture and we are proud to be able to support, and help to shape and develop the educational landscape across our region and beyond.

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The Grass Roots team at RS are a dedicated team, focused on empowering youth in the engineering and technology space. We support and develop engineering students and young people across the globe, helping them bridge that education and experience gap, between university and the workplace.

 

The Fresh Advisors Board (FAB15)
 

An exclusive opportunity for students and young professionals to gain experience on a global advisory board for a FTSE 100 company. It is made up of 15 bright young business and engineering minds from all over the world. We want to hear young people’s perspectives and experiences to help shape the company that they want to interact with for years to come. This is a unique resource for a corporate company and there are lots of exciting ways the FAB15 can contribute to the business. 

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