On March 8th, 2017, female engineers and technicians in Industry and Technology made young women, 14 to 24 years old, discover their professions. It was the 1st “Girls on the Move Day” edition.

This initiative was led by the organization Elles bougent and its global partners on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

See you in March 2018 for the next edition!

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Our actions around the world in  2017
Coming soon,  2018 edition!

17 countries
54 actions
2167 girls

Visit of a worksite

Visit of a worksite

Marrakech - Bouygues Construction

Visit the Longchamp rarecourse renovation site

Visit the Longchamp rarecourse renovation site

Paris - Organized by Bouygues Bâtiment Ile de France

A day to discover Safran

A day to discover Safran

Munich - AES Aerospace Embedded Solutions GmbH

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Latest news

Interview : Dilek Bayhan

Interview : Dilek Bayhan

January 5, 2018

A graduate of Istanbul University Faculty of Engineering Istanbul, Dilek works on Doha Metro project in Qatar.

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Our partners for this initiative

An event under the patronage of the French Ministries of Education, of Higher Education and Research, of Families, Children and Women’s Rights, in partnership with the Agency for French Studies Abroad (AEFE), and with the support of the following partners:

Airbus Group
Alstom
Bouygues Construction
EDF
Engie
ENSEA
EPF
ESIGELEC
Estaca
Gemalto
General Electric
Groupe CESI
Naval Group
Plastic Omnium
Safran
Schneider Electric
Segula Technologies
Solvay
Thales
Total
Valeo
Agence pour l’enseignement français à l’étranger
Elles Bougent
Ministère de l'Économie et des Finances
Ministère de l'Éducation nationale, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche
Ministère des Familles, de l’Enfance et des Droits des femmes

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About Elles bougent

Elles bougent is a French organization founded in 2005. With a network of 100 partners - companies and institutions of higher education - it organizes more than 200 actions per year in France thanks to its 3000 female mentors, women engineers and technicians in sectors such as aerospatial, automobile, construction, energy and IT. Today, it wishes to share its know-how in other countries that face the same challenges of gender diversity in industry.

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