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Women in STEM
WISE Role Model campaign My Skills My Life featured
13
Feb

WISE calls on industry to inspire girls to choose STEM roles

As WISE, the campaign to improve gender balance in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), launches a new online game called My Skills My Life, it is calling on industry to help change the way girls see STEM subjects and how they relate to careers that make a difference to the world. The call comes...
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Khadijah Ismail featured
13
Feb

‘Misleading stereotypes’ put girls off engineering careers, STEM ambassador claims

A female STEM ambassador believes “misleading stereotypes” are to blame for a lack of women in the sector. Khadijah Ismail, aged 19, who has secured an engineering apprenticeship with defence, security and aerospace multinational BAE Systems, said girls often misunderstand what the traditionally male-dominated industry has to offer. Ismail said, “I’ve found that a lot...
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women in STEM featured
07
Feb

STEM up – a case for encouraging women and girls to enter the tech industry

Anjali Arora, SVP and Chief Product Officer, Rocket Software A recently resurfaced 1958 issue of an American magazine entitled 129 Ways To Get A Husband suggests searching the census reports for places with the most single men. It’s 2019, and if you are in the market for a husband, you stand a good chance of...
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TechWomen100 Awards featured 1
04
Feb

TechWomen100 Awards | In Pictures

WeAreTechWomen celebrated the winners of their TechWomen100 awards on 31 January, at a prestigious ceremony at etc. venues, County Hall, London. Over winners, sponsors, judges and guests celebrated and enjoyed a three-course meal and champagne reception to toast the TechWomen100 finalists’ achievements. The evening was facilitated by Kate Russell, Journalist, Author and Tech Reporter, BBC...
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TechWomen100 in lights
04
Feb

WeAreTechWomen celebrate emerging talent at the TechWomen100 Awards

WeAreTechWomen celebrated the winners of their TechWomen100 awards on 31 January, at a prestigious ceremony at etc. venues, County Hall, London. Over winners, sponsors, judges and guests celebrated and enjoyed a three-course meal and champagne reception to toast the TechWomen100 finalists’ achievements. The evening was facilitated by Kate Russell, Journalist, Author and Tech Reporter, BBC...
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Tech-Talent-Charter-featured
15
Jan

Tech Talent Charter: Benchmarking Report 2018

Today the Tech Talent Charter (TTC) launched its inaugural benchmarking report – the first report of its kind tracking gender diversity in technology roles across the UK. Gathered from over 200 signatories representing over half a million employees, the data gives a snapshot of today’s tech industry and an insight into practical ways companies can...
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woman on computer
15
Jan

Why an IT career is perfect for women

By Stephanie Rowe The tech sector is certainly majority-male. According to The Guardian, just 27 per cent of employees in the UK digital industry are women. And the imbalance starts young, with only 16 per cent of computer science students being female. Though it is unclear why young women shun tech careers, it may be...
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women being mentored by tech role model featured
14
Jan

Effective approaches to mentoring women in tech

Advice by BrightHR Head of Digital Experience, Anneka Burrett An issue facing women in the tech industry today is the lack of good mentorship programmes. This can be seen as a hindrance to their career growth. Although workplace conditions for women have come a long way, there’s still much progress to be made. A women’s...
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