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Allianz takes part in INWED21 as it strives for more female representation in engineering 

Posted: 23 June 2021

 

Engineering needs better female representation, and Allianz are undertaking many initiatives to help encourage women of all ages into the profession. These include:

  • Building gender bilingual advertisement
  • Introducing Apprenticeship programmes
  • Creating a gender smart recruitment process
  • Providing flexible working
  • Building internal employee networks (focusing on gender, cultural diversity and ethnicity, mental wellness, disability, sustainability, and working parents)

Chris Little, Director, Engineering Construction & Power at Allianz Insurance said: “We are very happy to support the Women’s Engineering Society by taking part in INWED21 this year.

“In the engineering sector, only 12% of all engineers are women in the UK, there is a shortage of female talent an abundance of roles that need to be filled by professionals. 
 
“We must begin thinking outside of the box, in terms of how we encourage women to take up a career in engineering to create gender equality across the industry.”

Scott McGee

Allianz Insurance

Email: scott.mcgee@allianz.co.uk

Mobile:
07385 087459

About Allianz Insurance

Allianz Insurance plc is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group.

About Allianz

The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 100 million* private and corporate customers in more than 70 countries. Allianz customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing around 790 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore, our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage 1.7 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we are amongst the leaders in the insurance industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2020, over 150,000 employees achieved total revenues of 140 billion euros and an operating profit of 10.8 billion euros for the group.

*Including non-consolidated entities with Allianz customers

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