While student numbers in veterinary science have increased dramatically in the last 10 years, it is widely recognised that efforts must also be made to diversify the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) workforce, as participation remains patterned by gender, ethnicity, and social class.

The ASPIRES study, based at UCL Institute of Education, has been working since 2009 to better understand what shapes young people’s science and career aspirations.

Currently, 42 percent of Mars Associates in our talent pipeline are women.

You can read more on the Mars website.

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