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Soap operas could help correct transport's gender bias

Vanessa Kovacevic
10 November 2017
 

I read with interest the letters in your latest issue regarding the gender balance in our profession (LTT 27 Oct).

In my nearly 40 years as first a road and bridge designer, and then a transport planner, I found very little evidence of discrimination against me. Indeed, when leaving college, one construction company said they preferred to take girls, as they chose the profession from genuine interest, and had not drifted into it.

No, I believe the source of any problem goes way back much...

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