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news paper, featuring on WATCThis section showcases all of our top articles, featuring on WATC. Here at WATC, we feature the latest female centric news stories focusing on women in business, technology, careers news and current affairs. We also feature posts from our bloggers, career advice articles, events and featured vacancies, catering to professional women in London and the UK.

WeAreTheCity.com was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

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18
Sep

“Geeky, boring, coder” Susan Bowen shares how she helped catch criminals in the 90s

“I can either be seen as a geeky, boring coder or as someone that was helping to catch criminals in the 90s,” says Susan Bowen, Vice President and General Manager, EMEA at Cogeco Peer1 who believes the tech industry should do more to inform students of what a career in technology entails. Having spent 16...
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18
Sep

Retreating from the world – an idea for stressed business women

A human being is made up of mind, body and spirit and according to two of my friends, my spirit level is low. I’m a practical person. Give me flour and I will make bread without thinking about where the flour came from and other similar deep thoughts. I needed to find my spirituality they...
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18
Sep

Keeping it real – the importance of relatable role models | A New Normal

I’ve been thinking a lot about role models lately, and apparently I’m not alone – I’ve had conversations with multiple clients about the impact showcasing relatable role models can have on a business. I wrote a blog back in March (“Do we still need International Women’s Day?”) on this very topic. For me, one of...
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black business woman sitting at her desk featured
18
Sep

Just starting out: creating business impact from the very beginning

In this regular column, Andrea Kolokasi, Head of Business Development at Workspace, highlights hints and tips for burgeoning entrepreneurs, reflecting on insights from the inspiring business leaders within Workspace’s 4000-strong customer network. The day a budding entrepreneur decides to quit their corporate day job and put everything into a passion project, will be one of...
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nintendo, 1980 tech featured
18
Sep

Too few women in tech? Blame 1980s marketing!

Women are rightfully reclaiming their role in the technology sector Often, the technology industry is held up as one of the very worst for gender diversity, yet it has not always been as male dominated as it is today – in fact, from the 1940s, women led major developments in programming and software development. In...
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Breast Cancer Prevention Week featured
18
Sep

Day Two: Top tips to reduce your risk of breast cancer | Breast Cancer Prevention Week

One in eight women in the UK will develop breast cancer at some point in their life. One in five will be under 50 years old. These are shocking statistics but what can we do about this? Science tells us that more than one in four breast cancer cases are preventable and Breast Cancer UK...
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Diviya Devani featured
18
Sep

Inspirational Woman: Diviya Devani | Systems Engineer, Teledyne e2v

Diviya Devani is a systems engineer who works in the Quantum Technology department at Teledyne e2v. She has previous experience as a Product Engineer on European Space Agency projects including the ESA Sentinel 5 project which monitors air quality, climate and solar radiation. Diviya is currently overseeing a two year, world-first project, managing a six...
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Breast Cancer Prevention Week featured
17
Sep

Day One: Top tips to reduce your risk of breast cancer | Breast Cancer Prevention Week

One in eight women in the UK will develop breast cancer at some point in their life. One in five will be under 50 years old. These are shocking statistics but what can we do about this? Science tells us that more than one in four breast cancer cases are preventable and Breast Cancer UK...
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