Girls and women in IT: DigiVita
Together with female IT professionals, students, and CIOs, VHTO aims to increase the number of girls/women in IT study programs and professions.
Primary education: ‘Talent Viewer’
Talent Viewer is a project for elementary schools. With a series of lessons, both boys and girls explore their talents, meet female STEM professionals, and discover what talents are needed for a variety of jobs in STEM.
Role model database: Mirror Image
Read more about Mirror Image, our database with more than 2000 female STEM professionals.
Find out more about the VHTO gender scan for STEM programmes in tertiary and higher education.
Projects in secondary education
Find out more about our projects in secondary schools.
Share my Day in Tech
In the ‘Share my Day in Tech’ project, pre-service teachers from teacher preparation programmes will participate in a day of work shadowing with female technical professionals.
Mind the GAP
Mind the GAP is a EU-funded project and a consortium of partners from the UK, Spain and the Netherlands. The GAP project will bring together Vocational Education Training (VET) teachers and individuals working in gender, diversity & STEM related subjects to combat a clear problem: the widening skills gap in the sector and the clear division between men & women.
Mentoring Circles™ and transition to the labor market
VHTO offers Mentoring Circles for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) students in the last phase of their study, in order to support students in the transition from their study to the job market.
During Girlsday, technical companies, (non-)governmental organizations, and research institutes open their doors for 10-15 year old girls, in order to awaken/increase their interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Image and video database: This is what I do in STEM
‘This Is What I Do in STEM’ is the VHTO image and video database with pictures, short videos and personal stories of men and women with a career or study in STEM.