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WeAreTechWomen Featuring Now
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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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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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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21
Jun

GDPR: What now?

Article provided by The Data Support Agency According to The Economist, the GDPR is the most complex piece of legislation the EU has ever produced. It’s taken many months, possibly even years for companies, to comprehend the 99 articles and 173 explanatory comments that make up the legislation and put them into practice. And now,...
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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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