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August 15, 2016
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Aug

Google Brain notes that AI ‘humanist thinking’ can’t be achieved without diversity

A lack of diversity in artificial intelligence (AI) and computer science research is limiting the breadth of experience needed to devise ‘humanistic thinking’, according to the Head of Google Brain. Google Brain is a group at Google that focuses on ‘deep learning’, which involves a deep neutral network to leverage massive amounts of data to...
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Aug

New women’s funding revealed after research finds only one in seven women apply for innovation support

Women’s business ideas are as strong as men’s but only one in seven innovation funding applications are from women, new research has revealed. According to Innovate UK, which analysed over 8,500 applications since 2013, the health and life sciences sector has a higher level of applications from women (17 -29%). Northern Ireland had the highest...
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Aug

29/11/2016: Futureproof your leadership: Leadership in 2020 and beyond | A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event

Come join us for this networking event, with keynote speakers Mandy Flint, Excellence in Leadership Ltd and Elisabet Vinberg Hearn, Think Solutions UK Ltd. Leadership is constantly changing. New business, organizational and world challenges, as well as new generations are some of the reasons why the concept of Leadership needs to evolve fast, to meet...
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15
Aug

Rio 2016 Olympics: Women in uniform

Manchester based print and embroidery clothing providers, Clothes2order, spoke with two women to explore their sentiment towards wearing the identifiable uniform, associated with such prestigious events, at both the London 2012 and current Rio Olympics 2016. With the Rio Olympics now in full swing, we look at what the event means to the women who...
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Aug

In Her Shoes: Amy Grange | Applications Consultant, Manchester, Capgemini

Who am I? I was very active throughout my school life in Manchester: involved in all the sports teams, the choir, the orchestra, etc. I was deputy head girl in my final year of high school. In sixth form I studied A-level biology, chemistry, psychology and ICT. I fell in love with psychology and was...
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Aug

In Her Shoes: Berni Roberts | Transition Director, Capgemini

“The difference is that Capgemini really wants to live its values, and this for me is a unique quality in an organisation.” Who am I? I grew up in the Lake District, the third of four children, and left home at 18 for a gap year with a major oil and gas company. I then...
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Aug

Inspirational Woman: Paula Short | Co-founder, Beauty Boulevard

Paula Short is the co-founder of Beauty Boulevard,  an exclusive online beauty store and home of the popular Glitter Lips product range. What inspired you to start a business? My parents had their own business and encouraged us all to work hard and instilled a strong business mindset from a young age. I think it...
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Sophie Walker
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Aug

WEP party Leader says “staggering to hear” MP Philip Davies claim “feminist zealots” are exaggerating gender inequalities in UK

Conservative MP Philip Davies has claimed that “feminist zealots” exaggerate gender inequalities in the UK, which Leader of The Women’s Equality Party (WEP) Sophie Walker said “was staggering to hear”. Walker spoke of the “facts” presented by the Tory MP at the International Conference on Men’s Issues, organised by Justice 4 Men and Boys. In...
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