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Ada Lovelace
09
Oct

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

Today marks Ada Lovelace Day, which is in honour of the first computer programmer. Ada Lovelace was the daughter of Lord Byron and her mother raised her after her father died. Fearing that her daughter would inherit several of her infamous father’s poetic traits, Lovelace was raised in a strict environment based on logic, science...
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Could Disruption be the long awaited catalyst for Diversity? (F)
20
Sep

How can tech firms improve their levels of gender diversity

The technology sector has some good news for you, the gender pay gap is lower than in any other industry, so we should all celebrate, right? Not so fast. Unfortunately, while the pay gap is much smaller than other industries, it still exists and currently, the proportion of women working in the sector is the...
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19
Sep

Six reasons why women should learn to code

On 7 March this year, social enterprise Code First: Girls launched a campaign which aims to teach 20,000 women how to code by 2020. But why does CEO Amali de Alwis believe that we need to “flood the tech industry with women”? Here are six reasons why women should consider learning to code. It promotes...
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06
Aug

WeAreTechWomen are proud to announce their 2018 Disruptive Innovation conference

WeAreTechWomen are proud to announce details of its third full day technology conference on 26 November 2018. The WeAreTechWomen conference is aimed at women in the tech sector who are looking to broaden their technology horizons, learn new skills and build their technology networks. WeAreTechWomen would like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors,...
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Woman smashing the glass ceiling-thumbnail
29
Jun

Breaking glass: how to succeed in business

Zandra Moore, CEO of Panintelligence, a scale-up tech company based in Leeds, offers her advice on leaning into opportunity and breaking through those glass ceilings. Zandra set up the IoD Young Directors Forum for Directors under 40 to create a network for positive, proactive entrepreneurs, ambitious self-starters and people she aspired to be and wanted...
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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

We must communicate engineering’s many practical benefits if we are to attract young people to the industry

Yasmin Ali, ambassador, Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Tomorrow (23 June) marks International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), celebrating the many achievements of female engineers globally. This is a welcome time to reflect on the stellar work done by women engineers across the globe, yet in the UK, just 11% of engineers are women. There...
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22
Jun

Top 50 Women in Engineering are raising the bar for International Women in Engineering Day 2018

The list of the Top 50 Women in Engineering 2018 (WE50) will be published on Sunday 24 June, as part of the weekend celebrations for International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). The theme for this year’s International Women in Engineering Day highlights the achievements of women who have been returners and transferrers into the field....
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