Ford U.K. is extending its Blue Oval Scholarship program with a new initiative that aims to encourage as many women as men to consider a career in engineering. Ford of Europe Chief Operating Officer Barb Samardzich announced the move at a recent roundtable conference at the U.K. House of Lords. The Ford-hosted roundtable follows a recent report showing the region has the lowest proportion of women engineering professionals in Europe, less than 10%. The report calls for concerted action by ...

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