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By Dame Steve Shirley and Prof. Dr Larissa Suzuki

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

Recent figures indicate that in the UK only 16.5% of engineers are women*. In a profession where female engineers are so underrepresented, we caught up with two generations of software engineers who discuss their own experiences this #INWED24.

Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Jim Clarke of Intel, whose team has adapted traditional methods used to make computer chips to bring silicon-based quantum computers closer to reality.