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Our resources section prides itself on having the answers you need to take the next step in your career. Be it finding a network, returning to work, attending events and learning a new skill or even just providing you with the motivation or inspiration you need in order take that next big step in your life and career. Our resources section also contains everything from the latest reports and whitepapers about the progression of women in the workplace, details of our recommended universities and business schools as well as a directory of life coaches who can help you with that all important transition.

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.

18
Dec

How women in IT see investment banking | Gender Report on Technology

This Note presents the results of a short survey of the views of women BCS members about IT in the investment banking sector. The survey was prepared with the assistance of the BCSWomen group of the British Computer Society (BCS). Also summarized is the response of London-based HR managers who are responsible for IT people...
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12
Nov

Diaz Research – How women see Invesment Banking | Gender report in Technology

In October 2007 Diaz Research worked with BCSWomen, a membership group operating within the UK’s professional body for IT, the British Computer Society, to conduct a survey of the views that women in IT have about invest- ment banking as a place to work. This note summarizes the findings, and the responses of a group...
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09
Mar

Women Matter | A McKinsey Report

Companies with a higher proportion of women in top management may perform better… “Women Matter” is a study conducted by McKinsey & Company as part of its global partnership with the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society. The study suggests that the companies where women are most strongly represented at board or top-management level...
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12
Dec

Women in ITEC – International comparative research phase one | Gender Report on Technology

This report forms part of a larger research project seeking to investigate female representation within the ITEC (IT and Electronics) labour market and has been drawn up on behalf of Intellect and the Department for Trade and Industry with the aim of: Giving a better understanding of the UK’s ITEC labour market and in particular, trends in female participation within ITEC occupations. Establishing...
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15
Jan

Towards a business case for diversity | Gender Report on Technology

The Intellect Women in IT Forum,supported by DTI, was set up to encourage more women into the IT industry, and once in it, to stay in it. The Forum has over 100 members from the Private and Public sectors, networking groups and academia. Since early 2003 the Forum has had two strands of activity –...
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18
Dec

Flexible working in the IT industry | Report on IT

Long-hours cultures and work life balance at the margins? The IT industry is by its very nature dynamic and fast moving. People who work in the industry are usually those who embrace change, enjoy the challenges that it brings, and are enthusiastic about learning new things or working in new environments. The pace of change...
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17
Apr

A strategy for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology | Gender Report on Technology

Last year I asked Baroness Susan Greenfield to advise me on what more we in Government should be doing to break down the remaining barriers to women studying and working in science, engineering, and technology. I am extremely grateful to Baroness Greenfield and her team for their work. Her report SET Fair published in November...
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18
Dec

A report on Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology | Gender report on Technology

In January 2002 the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, the Rt. Hon. Patricia Hewitt MP, asked me to prepare a high level report outlining a strong and effective approach for the UK on the difficulties for women in science, with specific points for action. She was concerned that women in science are not...
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