Being a woman in Robotics: Elham Mirzaei

| April 30, 2019

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I am usually the only woman in a lot of robotics conferences and even in the work space. It can be a bit intimidating, but I'm strong enough to overcome my doubts and fears and earn the initial trust that men have by default. STEM industry is still overwhelmingly male - the percentage of female employees in it varies from country to country but doesn't go above 25%.

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At Italferr – a company belonging to the Italian State Railways Group Ferrovie dello Stato Italiano – we have built up a 30 year long experience at the forefront of cutting-edge Italian engineering, in Italy and internationally, with large-scale infrastructure projects in both the conventional and high-speed rail sectors, metropolitan and road transport and port and station design and engineering.

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