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WeAreTechWomen News

Get all of the latest tech news for women in technology and STEM and IT here. With coverage from events, interviews with leading women in technology, current affairs 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.

05
Mar

Apprenticeships: Championing alternative routes into STEM careers

It is widely known that the tech industry is made up of only 17 per cent women and that less girls study subjects in Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths (STEM). So with fewer females in the pipeline what are companies doing to attract students to join their firms and why would an A-Level student choose...
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05
Nov

WeAreTechWomen announces TechWomen100 shortlist

  WeAreTechWomen is extremely proud to announce the TechWomen100 2018 shortlist. Since August 2018, WeAreTechWomen has been searching the UK for the best female tech talent in the country. With the support of headline sponsor Worldpay, WeAreTechWomen has now identified a shortlist of 200. The TechWomen100 awards are the first of their kind to focus...
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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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08
Aug

More work needed to ease digital divide

Article provided by Eleanor Bradley, COO, Nominet How many ways have you engaged with digital technology so far today? These interactions will likely be second nature and largely effortless for many of us, but there are 11.3 million adults in the UK without the basic digital skills to enjoy such accessibility to the digital world....
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Oxford Inspires
27
Jun

14/07/2018 – Oxford Inspires 2018 // Diversity & Tech; Entrepreneurship

Oxford Inspires @ Oxford University, join the largest entrepreneurial conference of the year. Date/Time: 14/07/2018 – 15/07/2018 @ 10.00am to 17:00pm Location: Said Business School, Park End St, Oxford, OX1 1HP Cost: £107.32 This is where successful Founders and Entrepreneurs come to Saïd Business School, Oxford University, to give lectures and masterclasses, letting you meet and...
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15
Jun

Tech Talent Charter granted second round of Government funding

As London Tech Week comes to an end, it has been announced that the Tech Talent Charter has been granted a second round of Government funding. The funding will support the growth of the charter from 200 to 500 signatories by 2019 – totalling £170,000 funding to date. The retention of tech talent, and encouragement...
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08
Mar

Getting more women into tech: “Visibility is crucial” says Lynn Collier, COO UK&I of Hitachi Vantara

Keeping young women engaged and interested in careers in technology isn’t something that can begin in the workplace, according to Lynn Collier, COO UK&I of Hitachi Vantara. Discussing how to attract and retain more women in technology, this International Women’s Day, Collier said “visibility is crucial” to future generations from an early age. “Encouraging women...
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08
Mar

Company culture key to unlocking gender equality, Accenture research reveals

Research has revealed 40 workplace factors that create a culture of equality, according to a report from technology firm Accenture.    The “Getting to Equal 2018” report identifies actions that business leaders can take encourage equality in the workplace and narrow the gender pay gap. The research is based on a survey of more than 22,000...
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