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Civil engineers are being retrenched, graduates are struggling to find jobs and students at universities are aware they will find it difficult to find jobs, according to chief operations officer of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), Steven Kaplan.
Men who speak 'loosely' will be dealt with and should learn from the termination of chief executive of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, says the Gender Commission.
Manglin Pillay, the head of the SA Institution of Civil Engineering, has issued a brief public apology for his column questioning the place of women in engineering, and committed to undergo diversity training.
Manglin Pillay will remain the CEO of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, as the board has accepted his apology for the remarks he made about women in the engineering field.
An organisation for women engineers is calling for the resignation of a CEO over an article he authored questioning the place of women in the industry.
The Commission for Gender Equality wants to meet with the SA Institution of Civil Engineering after its CEO questioned SA investing in STEM careers for women, saying they are "predisposed" to caring and people oriented jobs.
The engineering industry needs to change the conversation around gender equity, says Wiebke Toussaint, a data scientist at the University of Cape Town and co-founder of Engineers Without Borders South Africa.
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering has terminated Manglin Pillay’s position as CEO with immediate effect, following public outrage over his comments questioning whether women are suited to high-powered careers.
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Women engineers are speaking up about the negative experiences they have had working in a male-dominated industry.
SAICE is under pressure to act after a lobby group called on the engineering body to “rethink their choice of CEO” after Mangin Pillay penned a widely criticised column.
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