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“You women, you’re all alike…!”

So said a (male) friend of mine, lightly and with affection. He’ll have no memory of saying it. But me? I couldn’t forget it. It took me a long time to work out why. The more I thought about it the more I realised how common an assertion this is. I hear suggestions of ‘feminine...
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Apps for Good

20/06/2018 – Apps for Good Awards 2018

Join Apps for Good in celebrating the UK’s next generation of tech entrepreneurs Date/Time: 20/06/2018 @ 17:30 – 20:00 Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London, E1 6LA At this year’s reinvigorated Apps for Good Awards student teams from schools across the United Kingdom will be showcasing their innovative apps and Internet of Things products...
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Female Entrepreneurs

Female Australian entrepreneurs sought for mission to the UK

Female Australian founders of startups are being sought for a mission to London, to explore the world leading UK tech market. The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has partnered with Startup Catalyst to offer a female founder of an Australian startup the opportunity to join Startup Catalyst’s ‘Female Founders Mission’ to London in November...
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02/10/2017 – 06/10/2017: Natwest | Growing Inclusive Leadership in Tech

NatWest is hosting a unique week of evening events with the aim of inspiring and influencing the tech community with amazing speakers who are passionate about the benefits of a more inclusive workforce and can provide practical tools to help you face the challenges. We want to empower both personal and organisational growth and create...
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Women of colour experience harassment in the space industry, study reveals

A new study conducted in the field of space science has revealed that women of colour face harassment at work. A survey in the ‘Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets’ concluded that 40 per cent of women of colour feel unsafe in the workplace due to their gender. 28 per cent of women of colour reported...
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IWD Tech & Creative showcase

Two-thirds of the public think tech sector offers more opportunities for men

Two-thirds of the public think the tech industry offers more opportunities for men, according to a survey commissioned by British Gas. Conducted by Atomik Research and surveying 1,000 people, aged 24 and 34 the results revealed that three-quarters (75%) of those surveyed believe men are more likely to hold leadership roles in the sector. More...
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michael keegan featured

HeForShe – Michael Keegan of Fujitsu says men need to stop making excuses and join the gender debate

According to Fujitsu’s Head of UK and Ireland, Michael Keegan, it is important for men to play a role in the gender debate because he “truly believes the success of a business is down to the diversity of its team.” Speaking to WeAreTheCity he said: “It’s not down to the box ticking, but how to...
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BBC featured

26/06/2015 – Skilled in Software: Women in Technology event

This free event for women offers a not-to-be-missed opportunity to visit us at our central London headquarters and take a behind the scenes look at the various software applications used by BBC Digital for its audiences in the UK and across the world. You can apply for a place at the event using the email...
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