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WATC Admin Team
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15
Jan

The MBA as a bridge to the real business world

Universities have modified their MBA programmes to include activities that confront participants with real-world business challenges.  The MBA is designed to propel professionals into the top echelons of the business world. But how do MBA programmes give students a taste of the real business action? While enrolled in an MBA programme, students want to be...
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15
Jan

Why an IT career is perfect for women

By Stephanie Rowe The tech sector is certainly majority-male. According to The Guardian, just 27 per cent of employees in the UK digital industry are women. And the imbalance starts young, with only 16 per cent of computer science students being female. Though it is unclear why young women shun tech careers, it may be...
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15
Jan

Silence won’t solve discrimination

By Cigdem Sengul, Senior Researcher My father was a big influence on me when I was a child. We were both bookworms, and he was the one who introduced me to technology – always bringing home the latest gadgets. It was when he signed up to the Basic programming course as a hobby that he...
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Hannah MacLeod featured
14
Jan

Inspirational Woman: Hannah MacLeod MBE | Hockey Player & Olympic Gold Medallist

Dr Hannah MacLeod is a double Olympic medallist, with the record-breaking Great Britain Women’s hockey team, culminating in winning Gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She has a doctorate in Exercise Physiology and has helped build a successful specialist nutrition consultancy business. Hannah was born in Boston, Lincolnshire 9th June 1984 and grew up moving...
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14
Jan

A new you by Spring | How to set New Year’s Resolutions that actually stick

Tis the season to be jolly… and along with all the fun and indulgence, at this time of year we often start to think about how we can ‘better ourselves’ in the New Year. Whatever it is, a change in lifestyle, a thinner/healthier body or even a new job or change in career, is actually...
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14
Jan

Effective approaches to mentoring women in tech

Advice by BrightHR Head of Digital Experience, Anneka Burrett An issue facing women in the tech industry today is the lack of good mentorship programmes. This can be seen as a hindrance to their career growth. Although workplace conditions for women have come a long way, there’s still much progress to be made. A women’s...
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WES logo featured
11
Jan

15/03/19: WES Annual Conference 2019: Celebrating the Past, Transforming the Future

Booking is now live for the 2019 WES Centenary Conference – Celebrating the Past, Transforming the Future on Friday 15 March 2019, 09:30 – 16:00 (followed by a drinks reception) at RAF Museum, London. Join us for a once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate 100 years of the Women’s Engineering Society whilst boosting your...
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11
Jan

24/01/19: Codename: Maxine | Deloitte

You are cordially invited to Deloitte’s Codename: MAXINE launch event. So, what is Codename: MAXINE? This is a community of technical practitioners, both women and men, who specialise in MuleSoft both within Deloitte and externally. The community is open to all, but it provides an opportunity for women in tech to come together. The event...
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