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WeAreTechnology is a hub of technology features, events, networks and tech news.

Our latest features cover everything related to STEM, current affairs, inspirational women in technology and reviews. Get all of the latest tech news for women in technology, STEM and IT. With coverage from events, interviews with leading women in technology, current affairs, the latest features and what is impacting the progress of women in IT.

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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.

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21
Jan

Five ways to boost your digital wellbeing in 2019

As we enter 2019, the proliferation of digital devices means that we’re constantly connected to the office wherever we might be, making it difficult to switch off from work, even when we should. In fact, a study by Glassdoor has shown the average number of UK employees taking their full annual leave is 62 per cent...
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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

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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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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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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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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21
Dec

Positive female role-models in the data industry

By Sarah Robertson, Experian I remember as a child how much I enjoyed maths.  I was lucky enough to go to a primary school that positively encouraged me to progress in a subject that has traditionally led to male-dominated job roles. That early support, along with strong female role models in my family, helped me...
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