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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.

Faye Banks
10
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Faye Banks | Open University student & Director of Energy, Costain Group

Open University (OU) engineering student, Faye Banks, left school at 16 and started her career path in low skilled manual work in a meatpacking factory. After growing frustrated about her limited career opportunities, she went back to college, achieved straight As and then went on to study for a BSc and an MSc in Engineering...
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10
Dec

WeAreTechWomen unveils next generation of female tech talent with TechWomen100 Awards winners

WeAreTechWomen is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 TechWomen100 Awards. The winners of the TechWomen100 awards showcases remarkable women within the technology sector covering a wide range of roles such as Applied Machine Learning Scientist; Cyber Security Consultant; Radio Modelling Engineer; Futurist; a Research Associate in Turbomachinery; and Rapid Prototyper. The winners also...
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06
Dec

Female founders involved in one of the UK’s first BAME incubator programmes set to pitch their businesses

Twenty fearless female founders of colour are on the path to launching their own businesses following a chance to develop their ideas through a trailblazing South London incubator programme. Launched by Hatch enterprise in mid-October with the financial support of NatWest and eBay, the Female Founders Accelerator programme is one of the UK’s only small...
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03
Dec

A career in coding | Catherine Bowden

I actually fell into coding by accident, as it happens. At school, I was always strongest in maths and science. I quickly realised that I wanted a career in something technical, so when it came to choosing my degree, I applied to study Bioengineering at Imperial College London. Excitingly I was accepted, and off I...
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women in STEM featured
30
Nov

How can we encourage more young women into STEM?

By Matabe Eyong, Research Chemist, BP A science career was not always on the cards for me. I grew up in Cameroon, where it was a common belief that women are less likely to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (“STEM”). So how did I end up as a research chemist at one...
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29
Nov

Harness the agile workspace and empower your users

Flexible working isn’t just about being available for doctors’ appointments and Amazon deliveries. Utilise the agile workspace to drive your users’ creativity, productivity and collaboration, and help them achieve a better work-life balance. The complex challenges that face modern businesses are changing the ways in which we communicate and collaborate. The recent National Work Life...
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Matabe Eyong featured
28
Nov

Inspirational Woman: Matabe Eyong | Research Chemist, BP

Matabe has an impressive academic career – she holds three university degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Physics, a double major in Chemistry and Biological Science, and a Master’s degree in Physical Chemistry. Matabe gained experience in various different industries – she worked for cosmetics, food and beverage  and oil and gas companies. Following...
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Emily Burridge featured
28
Nov

Inspirational Woman: Emily Burridge | Concrete Technical Production Manager, Hanson

Emily Burridge, 22, is a Concrete Technical Production Manager who covers 25 concrete plants in the West Midlands. Emily is one of only four females to go through the Hanson LEAD programme, which she joined three years ago. She gained a foundation degree in Minerals Management from the University of Derby and is now focusing...
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