Funding, Gone

As the UK look to slash costs, the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology has lost all of its government funding, reports The Guardian. The group, which is mostly government-funded, aims to increase the number of women who enter science, technology, and engineering fields — The Guardian adds that women currently make up 12.5 percent of the workforce. "It was a devastating blow," says Annette Williams, founding director.

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