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Women in IT
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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children learning IT featured
26
Apr

Gender is not a barrier to working in IT

Last year, less than 10% of those completing an A-level computing course were female. In 2016, UCAS warned that the gender gap in UK degree subjects had doubled in eight years, with computer science suffering the largest gender disparity. The long term effects are clear: only 17% of employees in the UK tech sector are...
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female CEOs
05
Sep

Women in tech: The Future is Female

The Future is Female was first introduced to empower women in the early 70s when it first appeared on a t-shirt for the first women’s bookstore in New York. Since then, it has had firm roots in feminism, and driving progressive change for women. We believe women are the future of tech, and it’s imperative...
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tech
14
Aug

Women in tech celebrate their achievements: Our favourite #WITBragDay tweets

This weekend saw an uprising from the women in technology community, who sent out an avalanche of tweets under the hashtag #WITBragDay. This hashtag is designed to celebrate and highlight the incredible work of women working in the sector. Ladies from all over the world tweeted about their contributions to technology and how their work...
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21
Jul

Why is there a shortage of women in IT?

Its 2017 and Britain has recently celebrated a record number of female MPS winning seats in the UK general election. Women head up the Tate Britain, National Gallery and BAFTA, and across the country more women are getting accepted into university than their male contemporaries. However, when it comes to IT, the statistics look very...
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09
May

“How do we help people unleash their human creativity?” | Dr Pippa Malmgren talks AI, drones and the skills shortage

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics are no longer a thing of the future and is very much present in our everyday lives. Companies are beginning to introduce robotics to streamline certain processes and people are now incorporating AI into their own lives through smart cars, virtual assistants and smart home devices. Speaking at the Global...
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08
May

FULLY BOOKED: 21/06/2017: Women talk IT: Women in Security | Bank of America Merrill Lynch and WeAreTechWomen event

FULLY BOOKED: Bank of America Merrill Lynch invites you to Women in Security, a networking and learning event for information security professionals. The event takes place on Wednesday, 21 June from 6.00pm to 9.00pm at the company’s European headquarters, 2 King Edward Street, London EC1A 1HQ. Women in Security connects women professionals in the information...
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03
May

Inspirational Woman: Lynn Collier | Chief Operating Officer UKI at Hitachi

Lynn Collier is the Chief Operating Officer UKI at Hitachi. Here she shares her career journey with WeAreTheCity. Did you ever sit down and plan your career? At the beginning, honestly no, but I believe it’s like anything in life, if you have a view on where you’re going you’re more likely to reach your...
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