Women in STEM workforce

Women in STEM workforce readiness and development programme in the Philippines: Fact sheet

The programme seeks to provide women with critical soft and technical STEM-related skills, employability and leadership trainings coupled with targeted mentorship to help women gain quality employment and advancement opportunities in STEM-related jobs.

Productivity is a key source of improved living standards for women and also a major contributor to economic growth. To improve productivity and prevent women from losing their jobs as a consequence of automation, the ILO programme will seek to strengthen linkages between private sector firms, social partner institutions and vocational training centres to ensure greater opportunity through higher entry, retention and advancement of women workers in STEM-related positions.