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WeAreTechnology-widget articles, events, networkingWeAreTechWomen is a hub of technology articles, events, networks and tech news. Our latest articles cover everything related to STEM, current affairs, inspirational women in technology and reviews.

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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.

27
Jun

16/10/2018 – Women and the tech sector – skills, career progression and workplace culture

This timely seminar will examine latest progress and next steps for attracting and retaining women in the technology sector, and supporting their progression. Delegates will assess priorities for the development of a diverse talent pipeline – looking at what more might be done to address barriers to entry, encourage more women to study STEM, and...
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26
Jun

WISE calls for businesses to help close the STEM skills gap with new training platform

As it launches the next phase of its People Like Me initiative, WISE is calling for more businesses to help it achieve its target of reaching 200,000 girls by 2020. The initiative aims to help girls understand the breadth of careers open to them in science, engineering, technology and maths (STEM), by introducing them to...
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22
Jun

A guide to: Women in engineering

The UK still has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe, standing at fewer than ten per cent, according to the Women’s Engineering Society. The lack of women in engineering, and STEM as a whole, has long been under the microscope facing criticism in a world where gender equality is at the forefront...
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20
Jun

The truth about women in science and engineering

Elrica Degirmen, is a second year physics student at the University of Leeds. Here she provides her account of being a woman in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Somehow, I stumbled upon an article on the WeAreTheCity’s website where they reported that the IET has complained that only nine per cent of the engineering...
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19
Jun

Where are all the women in engineering?

It’s no secret that the engineering industry in the UK is mostly made up of male workers, but is this the same throughout Europe? How do engineering workforces compare in other European countries? RS Components have created a graphic that gives us insight into the number of female engineers in European countries including France, Germany,...
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04
May

Inspirational Woman: Pooja Raichura | Clinical Pharmacist, Echo

Pooja Raichura is a Clinical Pharmacist for Echo. Echo was founded just over three years ago and already has 100,000 patient downloads so far and a Net Promotor Score of 83. Echo is on the NHS Digital app store, one of the approved digital tools available to patients, and is an NHS GP Systems of...
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05
Apr

Girl Power: the female game changers in the STEM industries

It’s a well-documented problem: despite schoolgirls studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM subjects) just as frequently as their male counterparts, women remain chronically under-represented in these industries and relatively few opt for them as a career choice. While there’s an almost 50/50 split between boys and girls studying STEM subjects at A-Level, the number...
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03
Apr

The ultimate Twitter guide for small business

If you don’t use Twitter already for your business then you need to sign up ASAP. Not only is it a great way to share your business with the world, it’s also great for networking, sharing, promoting, interacting and so much more. You’ve signed up to Twitter, now what? It’s time to start building your...
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