WiTEC is an European association with 25 years of history of promoting studies and activities related to empowering women in the field of technology, science and engineering (SET).

WiTEC was formed as a network in 1988 and after more than ten years of networking and project activities related to women and SET it established itself as a non-profit European association in May 2001.

WiTEC has the following aims at European level:

  • To increase the number of girls and women studying SET subjects and to help them¬†progress into related careers.
  • To develop women’s technical and entrepreneurial skills through training initiatives and projects.
  • To create information exchanges and networking opportunities for women in SET.
  • To promote and support research in areas relating to women in SET.
  • To support initiatives to promote the Gender Mainstreaming Policy.
  • To promote regional, national and international awareness and interest in this field.

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