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March 13, 2019
Speak Up Bringing More Women's Voices to Tech Conferences featured
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Mar

Speak Up: Bringing More Women’s Voices to Tech Conferences

New research conducted by Ensono, reveals the stigma that women face at technology conferences.  The report, “Speak Up: Bringing More Women’s Voices to Tech Conferences”, which interviewed 500 women in tech in the US and UK, uncovers women’s experiences and attitudes toward the representation of women in tech. It found, for example, that: One in...
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international conference featured
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Mar

Only one in five tech conference keynotes are given by women, study finds

Only one in five tech conference keynotes are given by women, according to a new study. The study, conducted by Ensono™, a leading hybrid IT services provider, also found that 70 per cent of women surveyed who have sat on a panel at a tech conference reported being the only woman. Ensono surveyed 500 women...
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sanitary products featured
13
Mar

Spring Statement: Free sanitary products to be available in schools from September

The government has announced that free sanitary products will be made available in schools from September. In a bid to tackle period poverty, Chancellor Philip Hammond made the announcement in his Spring Statement. The news comes as concerns rise over warnings of girls missing school or resorting to desperate measures during their periods. Speaking about...
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coffee shop, business owner, franchise featured
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Mar

Top tips for women starting a business

If you are considering starting your own business but struggling to get your idea off the ground you are certainly not alone. Even the most motivated entrepreneurs find the early days a challenge and it’s no secret that more than half of new companies fail within the first 18 months. So whether it’s a lifelong...
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Marie Claire Edit featured
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Mar

Marie Claire launches Marie Claire Edit shopping platform, bringing to life the influential women behind the fashion

Marie Claire UK, the premium fashion and beauty magazine brand published by TI Media, has launched a unique, first-in-class online fashion aggregator platform: Marie Claire Edit. Designed and built in house within TI Media, Marie Claire Edit brings to life the influential women behind Marie Claire fashion whilst providing brands with new native and social...
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13
Mar

Five ways online learning can help advance your career

Article provided by Stephen Somerville, Managing Director, Government and Employer Partnerships, FutureLearn Thinking of a career change this year? Online learning can help you secure that promotion or step into a new career to help you achieve your professional goals. Below we outline some of the big reasons to get stuck into an online course:...
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Fleur Robinson featured
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Mar

Inspirational Woman: Fleur Robinson | Commercial Director, Burton Albion Football Club

Fleur Robinson is Commercial Director of Burton Albion Football Club, a Council Member for the Football Association, an Ambassador for BTEC and a founding Trustee of Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT). Fleur has capitalised on the meteoric rise of Burton Albion to build a successful commercial arm for the English Football League One club. In...
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#STEMConnect featured
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Mar

Network Spotlight: #STEMConnext

Tell us a bit about your network (including when you were founded and why, how many members, who leads the network, anything on your committees). I lead two networks: Women in Tech @Three was founded in 2016 by Trudie Fell and I took over the helm in September 2018. The group is for employees of...
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