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THRIVE supports women to launch STEM careers and businesses

We help by developing your capability, your connections and building your confidence.

About THRIVE4women Programme

THRIVE4women supports professional women to develop STEM careers and launch businesses by developing capability, building confidence and paving access to industry connections. THRIVE4women is a new programme to introduce women to new product/service development (NPD) from idea to execution. We want to equip women with the necessary skills and confidence to develop a business or embark on a new career.

This programme is delivered online and in-person by experienced professionals and industry experts with 1:1 mentoring support follow up.

Our Services


Support professional women to THRIVE in STEM with a network that provides an opportunity for members to learn from each other and and build a strong community.


The THRIVE networks objective is to introduce professionals to STEM through New Product Development from ideation through manufacturing process to completion.

Capability, Connections and Confidence

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the programme for?

  • A woman who has an idea to create a product or service in the STEM sector (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths)?  
  • An experienced professional woman in any field and who would like to explore a wider career opportunity in pharma, tech, medtech, mechanical, electronic or food? 
  • Are you a female work returner looking to get into the STEM sector?

How long is the programme?

  • The programme will run for one half day each week (with some lunchtime/evening talks) for 16 weeks. The first module THRIVE Innovate will run for 6 weeks, followed by a short break, the second module THRIVE Execute will run for 10 weeks.

What will I get out of this programme?

  • Validation and articulation of your product/service (we can provide a product/service project for the programme)
  • Preparation to Lead and Manage a STEM field product or service
  • Overview of STEM New product/service delivery
  • Pitching and Presentation skills
  • Personal development
  • Complimentary access to THRIVE female STEM network
  • Please see our THRIVE Programme page for more details

Ready to start your STEM journey?