Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiTEC)
WiTEC is an european association for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (known as SET). It was formed as a network in 1988. There passed more than ten years of networking and project activities related to women and SET. Then, it established itself as a non-profit european association (May 2001).
WiTEC has the following purposes:
- To increase the number of women and girls of studies related to SET subjects and to help them progress.
- To improve women’s technical and entrepreneurial skills helped by training initiatives and projects.
- To create networking opportunities for women in in science, engineering and technology.
- To promote and support research into areas relating to women in SET.
- To lead the Gender Mainstreaming Policy to promote.
- To initiate regional, national and international awareness and interest in this field.