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Sure introduces first ever STEM bursary for women

Initiative hopes to break tech industry stereotypes

Sure is hoping to break stereotypes in the tech industry with the first ever STEM bursary for women.

It was brought about with the aim to inspire more women to pursue science, tech, engineering and maths-based careers.

The bursary is for any women who are interested in or currently studying a STEM subject at university and includes sponsorship funds of £1,500 each year, six weeks paid work experience with Sure and ongoing access to female mentors within the company.

Sure's HR Director Lucienne De Le Mere has spoken to Manx Radio about why women don't typically go for these sorts of subjects:

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