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WeAreTechWomen – Main Features

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.

19
Jul

Inspirational Woman: Laura Hutton | Co-Founder & Head of Fraud & Financial Markets, Quantexa

Laura Hutton is Co-Founder and Head of Fraud and Financial Markets at Quantexa – the start-up solving financial crime and terrorism through data analytics, AI and machine learning. Laura has over 12 years’ experience using data and network analysis to tackle fraud and financial crime. In the wake of the 2008 Jérôme Kerviel rogue trading...
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16
Jul

Why we need to be talking about a revolution with our kids

Fire Tech founder, Jill Hodges, a tech education pioneer, is on a mission to fill the digital skills and education gap here in the UK and around the world by teaching children and teens – and especially girls – to get creative with tech outside of school. Digital skills are no longer the realm of...
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16
Jul

Inspirational Woman: Loubna Bouarfa | CEO & Founder, OKRA Technologies

Loubna Bouarfa is an entrepreneur, machine learning expert with deep expertise in implementing and commercialising Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems; mainly for healthcare. Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I’m a machine learning scientist turned entrepreneur by founding my own AI company OKRA, I’m also a mum of two amazing boys...
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10
Jul

#lifegoals | Meet Sophia Chambers, a software engineer & young mum proving you can have it all

Sophia Chambers, 28, is a Software Engineer at Sky Betting and Gaming. At 24, Chambers started her degree in Software Engineeirng BENG at Sheffield Hallam University. Here she describes how she juggles motherhood with work, how she began her career in technology and what keeps her motivated. Tell me about how your young family, how...
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06
Jul

Inspirational Woman: Maria Kristensen | Agile Program Manager – Release Train Engineer, Schroders

Maria Kristensen is an Agile Program Manager – Release Train Engineer at Schroders Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role Actually I never planned to work in technology as I do now – I studied science but a move to a different county led to a change in career. I moved...
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02
Jul

CA Technologies announce an industry-first new parent leave policy

CA Technologies has announced a groundbreaking policy for new parents to promote and extend gender parity across the organisation. The company will offer all employees globally – male and female – a minimum of 12 weeks paid leave during the first 12 months following the birth or adoption of their child. As well as supporting...
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22
Jun

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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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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