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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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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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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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Advice for getting into tech featured
11
Jan

The common misconceptions of women in tech and how to overcome these

“Women lack the education for a career in tech.” Girls receive the same level of education in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) as boys, at least until the age of 16, so I don’t agree that there is a lack of education, but more a lack of interest – something, I feel, that...
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women in STEM
10
Jan

Calling all women – why the tech industry needs you

By Jennifer Nelson, senior director of software engineering, Rocket Software Jennifer Nelson, senior director of software engineering at Rocket Software, calls on more women to step up, share their stories and lead – or join – grassroots movements to attract more girls and women into the sector. I realise that not all women would relish...
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Suzie Miller Amazon featured
01
Jan

Inspirational Woman: Suzie Miller | Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Suzie Miller is a Solutions Architect for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Chair of the company’s People With Disabilities employee affinity group in the UK. People With Disabilities supports Amazon employees with disabilities, allies and carers – by raising awareness, supporting career development, participating in community outreach and improving accessibility both for Amazonians and their...
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Malaika Paquiot featured
31
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Malaika Paquiot | Master Product Manager in International Markets, nCino

Malaika Paquiot is a Master Product Manager in International Markets at nCino, the worldwide leader in cloud banking. She brings a breadth of technology expertise and experience to nCino as an early team member, former Tech Support Manager, Software Development Manager and Developer. As Master Product Manager for International Markets, she leads the globalisation and...
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