Statistics Citations

Science – Only 23% of natural and applied science occupations are held by women

Catalyst. (2020, August 4). “Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Quick Take.”

Technology – Only 25% of the Tech Industry in Canada is made up of women

Honeypot. (2018). “2018 Women in Tech Index.” 

Mathematics – Only 34% of undergraduates studying math and statistics in Canada are women

Rubinstein, Dan. (2021, February 11). “Striving for Gender Equity: Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.” Carleton Newsroom. 

Engineering – Only 17.9% of newly licensed engineers in Canada are women

Engineers Canada. (2019, December 31). “30 by 30.”  

Trades – Only 4.5% of skilled trade workers in Canada are women

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters. (2017). “Attracting and engaging women in Canadian manufacturing.”

Leadership – Only 18% of board seats are held by women in Canada in TSX-listed companies

MacDougall, A., Valley, J. M., Jeffrey, J., Aziz, R., Cao, J., Dick M., Kim, A., Lastman, B., & Traore, T. (2019, September 18). “2019 Diversity Disclosure Practices report – Women in leadership roles at TSX-listed companies.” Osler.