Young Woman Engineer of the Year 2014, Naomi Mitchison
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Being a woman in engineering

The UK economy could miss out on £27 billion a year over the next decade if not enough young people train to be engineers.

Engineering UK says businesses will need 180,000 people every year to complete the projects they are working on, but there's a huge shortfall in engineers.

Naomi Mitchison was named the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year in December. She says young people need to be inspired to choose engineering.

  • 12 Jan 2015
  • From the section UK
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